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  • EnactedDecember 20th, 2013
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed December 17th, 2013
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The house Passed December 3rd, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 384 Yea / 0 Nay
      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedNovember 21st, 2013

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Title

Community Fire Safety Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to exempt fire hydrants from the prohibition on the use of lead pipes, fittings, fixtures, solder, and flux.

Summary

Community Fire Safety Act of 2013 - Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to exempt fire hydrants from certain prohibitions against the use of lead pipes, solder, and flux. Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to: (1) consult with and seek the advice of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council on potential changes to federal regulations pertaining to lead; and (2) request the Council to consider sources of lead throughout drinking water distribution systems, including through components used to reroute drinking water during distribution system repairs.