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Record #: R2018-417   
Type: Resolution Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 4/18/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action:
Title: Call for hearing(s) on City compliance with federal Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources
Sponsors: Taliaferro, Chris, Foulkes, Toni, Waguespack, Scott, King, Sophia D., Hairston, Leslie A., Sawyer, Roderick T., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Moore, David H., Arena, John, Dowell, Pat, Osterman, Harry, Cardenas, George A., Mell, Deborah, Lopez, Raymond A., Napolitano, Anthony V., Reilly, Brendan
Topic: COMMITTEE/PUBLIC HEARINGS - Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Attachments: 1. R2018-417.pdf, 2. R2018-417 (V3).pdf, 3. R2018-417 (V2).pdf, 4. R2018-417 (V1).pdf
Related files: R2019-362

MICHELLE A. HARRIS
City Hall, Room 200 121 North LaSai.ll- Sireet
Chicago, Illinois 60602 Telephone: 312-744-3075
Michelle A. Harris Alderman, 8th Ward
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Reappointment of Zaid Abdul-Aleem and Daisy S. Lezama as members of Board of Ethics

A proposed resolution calling for a hearing on violations of the Safe Water
Drinking Act, the Clean Water Act and protocols for lead testing
(Item re-referred to Committee on Health and Environmental Protection)

begs leave to recommend that this Honorable Body approve the reappointment and pass said resolution which are transmitted herewith.

This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics.

Respectfully submitted,




Alderman Michelle A. Harris, Chairman Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
April 18, 2018 City Council Meeting

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Safe Water Drinking Act, Title XIV ofthe Public Health Service Act, requires that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgate and administer water regulations for contaminants, including lead, in public water supplies; and

WHEREAS, Section 1413 of the Safe Water Drinking Act grant states primacy, or the authority of oversight and enforcement of the EPA's requirements, provided that the minimum standards and regulations set forth by the EPA are adopted and complied with as required by federal law; and

WHEREAS, the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago and its sister agencies are legally bound by the Safe Water Drinking Act and the EPA standards authorized within as the State of Illinois applied for and received primacy from the EPA, thu...

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