2018 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Request)

Floor Action: Withdrawn

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Chief Patron: Lopez
Evaluate Drinking Water Programs in Health Dept. (language only)

Item 294 #1h

Item 294 #1h

Health and Human Resources
Department of Health


Page 253, after line 36, insert:

"C. The Department of Health's Office of Drinking Water shall work to evaluate the Commonwealth's drinking water infrastructure, oversight of the drinking water program to identify problems that may result in or increase the likelihood of contamination of drinking water with lead, copper or other substances or organisms, and how improving identification and confirmation of sustainable water infrastructure can affect community resilience and preparedness, and protect public health.  The Department shall engage stakeholders during the process to review program requirements for the drinking water program. The Office shall report on these efforts to the Joint Subcommittee on Health and Human Resources Oversight by November 30, 2018."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)