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S.491: Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||environmental protection|
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|Sponsor||Frank R. Lautenberg, D-N.J.|
|Total Cosponsors||10 (8 Democrats, 2 Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 7, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 5, 2014|
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Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2013 or the BUILD Act - (Sec. 2) Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to include among entities eligible for brownfields revitalization funding: (1) tax-exempt charitable organizations, (2) limited liability corporations in which all managing members or the sole members are tax-exempt charitable organizations, (3) limited partnerships in which all general partners are tax-exempt charitable organizations or limited liability corporations whose sole members are such organizations, or (4) qualified community development entities.
(Sec. 3) Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a program to provide multipurpose grants to carry out inventory, characterization, assessment, planning, or remediation activities at brownfield sites.
(Sec. 4) Revises the brownfield site characterization and assessment grant program to permit a ...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 5, 2014||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 416.|
|June 5, 2014||Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer with amendments. With written report No. 113-186.|
|April 3, 2014||Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.|
|March 7, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|