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H.R.3449: Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Donna Edwards, D-Md.
Total Cosponsors 27 (All Democrats)
Introduced Nov. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2013 - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide competitive grants to eligible higher education institutions and research institutions to establish and maintain between three and five centers of excellence for innovative stormwater control infrastructure. Defines "innovative stormwater control infrastructure" to mean any stormwater management technique that: (1) uses natural systems or engineered systems that mimic natural processes to infiltrate, evapotranspire, or capture stormwater; and (2) preserves, enhances, or mimics natural hydrology to protect or restore water quality.

Establishes the duties of each center, including: (1) researching innovative stormwater control infrastructure; (2) developing manuals and establishing industry standards on best management practices relating to state, tribal, local, and commercial innovative stormwater control infrastructure; (3) develop...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
Nov. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Nov. 12, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology
Nov. 12, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure