H.R.365 - Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of 2007

To provide for a research program for remediation of closed methamphetamine production laboratories, and for other purposes. view all titles (6)

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  • Short: Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Short: Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of 2007 as reported to house.
  • Short: Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of 2007 as passed house.
  • Short: Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of 2007 as passed senate.
  • Official: To provide for a research program for remediation of closed methamphetamine production laboratories, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of 2007 as enacted.

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Result: Passed - February 07, 2007

Roll call number 78 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 365 Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act

 

Official Summary

12/21/2007--Public Law. (This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.)Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of 2007 - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), not later than o

Official Summary

12/21/2007--Public Law. (This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.)
Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of 2007 - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), not later than one year after the enactment of this Act, to:
(1) establish voluntary guidelines, based on the best currently available scientific knowledge, for the remediation of former methampehtamine laboratories, including guidelines regarding preliminary site assessment and the remediation of residual contaminants;
(2) consider relevant federal, state, and local requirements in developing the guidelines, the varying types and locations of former methamphetamine laboratories, and the cost of carrying out such guidelines;
(3) work with state and local governments and other relevant non-federal agencies in adopting the voluntary guidelines;
(4) periodically update such guidelines; and
(5) establish a research program to support the development and revision of such guidelines.
Directs the Administrator:
(1) not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act and every third year thereafter, to convene a conference of appropriate state agencies, individuals, and organizations involved in research and other activities directly relating to the environmental or biological impact of former methamphetamine laboratories;
(2) to submit a report to Congress that summarizes the proceedings of the conference, including a summary of recommendations and concerns of non-federal participants; and
(3) to make such report widely available to the general public.
Directs the Administrator to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for a study of the status and quality of research on the residual effects of methamphetanmine laboratories and to report to Congress on the uses of such study.
Requires the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to support a research program to develop:
(1) new methamphetamine detection technologies, with an emphasis on field test kits and site detection; and
(2) appropriate standard reference materials and validation procedures for methamphetamine detection testing. Authorizes appropriations for FY2007-FY2008.


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