H.R.1262 - Water Quality Investment Act of 2009
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)
All Bill Titles
- Short: Water Quality Investment Act of 2009 as introduced.
- Official: To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes. as introduced.
- Short: Water Quality Investment Act of 2009 as reported to house.
- Short: Water Quality Investment Act of 2009 as passed house.
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|H.Amdt28||Mar 12th||Pass||An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 111-36 to authorize tribal governments to be eligible for technical and management assistance for small publicly-owned sewerage agencies; amend an existing Clean Water Act authority for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to carry out pilot projects by ensuring that certain `green technology' activities are eligible for controlling stormwater runoff, and increase the authorization of appropriations for this authority to $100 million for each of fiscal years 2010 through 2014; clarify the eligibility for construction of energy-efficient or renewable-energy generation technologies at publicly-owned sewerage agencies under the Clean Water State Revolving Fund; provide additional criteria for States to determine `affordability criteria' for waste-water infrastructure projects and activities, including factors related to per capita income and local unemployment rates; provide additional transparency and accountability for expenditures from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund by requiring EPA to conduct, and make publicly available, an annual performance review of expenditures from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, including a review of the types and categories of projects and activities carried out using the fund, and an estimate of the number of jobs created from proceeds of.the fund; strike a provision related to the collection of tonnage duties that was unnecessary; authorize additional studies on the water-related infrastructure needs along the United States-Mexican border region, and the condition of wastewater infrastructure on the Great Lakes; require States to set-aside 20 percent of combined sewer and sanitary sewer grants to communities that implement green infrastructure or other water and energy efficient improvements; and require the EPA Administrator to conduct a study on the presence of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the waters of the United States. (View on THOMAS)|
|H.Amdt29||Mar 12th||Fail||An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 111-36 to remove all Davis-Bacon prevailing wage provisions from the bill. (View on THOMAS)|
|H.Amdt30||Mar 12th||Pass||An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 111-36 to require states to use at least 15% (instead of 10% as required in the bill) of each capitalization grant for water pollution control to provide assistance to municipalities of less than 10,000 people to the extent that there are sufficient applications for assistance. (View on THOMAS)|
|H.Amdt31||Mar 12th||Pass||An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 111-36 to direct the EPA to convene a task force (EPA, FDA, and others appointed by the Administrator of the EPA) to develop recommendations on the proper disposal of unused pharmaceuticals and a strategy to educate the public on those recommendations. It also would permit, at the request of the head of the task force, any federal agency or department to detail personnel to the task force. (View on THOMAS)|
|H.Amdt32||Mar 12th||Pass||An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 111-36 to prohibit earmarking of funds appropriated as a result of the reauthorization of the Water Pollution Control Revolving Loan Funds included in the bill. (View on THOMAS)|
|H.Amdt33||Mar 12th||Pass||An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 111-36 to require that States, in the development of their priority methodology, give priority to projects that construct bioswales that filter and naturally store stormwater runoff and floodwaters for future water supply and recharge of natural aquifers. (View on THOMAS)|
|H.Amdt34||Mar 12th||Pass||An amendment numbered 7 printed in House Report 111-36 to require the Director of OMB to study programs authorized by the Act under the Program Assessment Rating Tool or a successor performance assessment tool developed by OMB. (View on THOMAS)|
|H.Amdt35||Mar 12th||Pass||An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 111-36 to require certification by a system operator that both water and energy conservation are components of their fiscal sustainability plan. (View on THOMAS)|
|H.Amdt36||Mar 12th||Pass||An amendment numbered 9 printed in House Report 111-36 to require the OMB Director to submit to Congress a financial report containing an interagency crosscut budget for restoration activities that protect, conserve, or restore water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Also, the EPA Administrator would have to develop and update an adaptive management plan for Chesapeake Bay restoration activities. (View on THOMAS)|
|H.Amdt37||Mar 12th||Offered||An amendment numbered 10 printed in House Report 111-36 to increase from $1.8 billion to $2.5 billion the authorization level for the grant program that makes funds available for combined sewer overflows and sanitary sewer overflows. (View on THOMAS)|