[113th Congress Public Law 64]
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Public Law 113-64
113th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 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. <<NOTE: Dec. 20, 2013 -  [H.R. 3588]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Community 
Fire Safety Act of 2013. 42 USC 201 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Community Fire Safety Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. EXEMPTING FIRE HYDRANTS FROM PROHIBITION ON USE OF LEAD.

    Section 1417(a)(4)(B) of the Safe Drinking Water Act <<NOTE: 42 USC 
300g-6.>>  is amended by inserting ``fire hydrants,'' after ``shower 
valves,''.
SEC. 3. <<NOTE: 42 USC 300g-6 note.>>  EVALUATION OF SOURCES OF 
                    LEAD IN WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS AND 
                    ALTERNATE ROUTING SYSTEMS.

    The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall--
            (1) consult with and seek the advice of the National 
        Drinking Water Advisory Council on potential changes to the 
        regulations pertaining to lead under the Safe Drinking Water Act 
        (42 U.S.C. 300f et seq.); 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.

    Approved December 20, 2013.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3588:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 159 (2013):
            Dec. 2, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 17, considered and passed Senate.

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