Bill Text: DE HB69 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly | Draft


Bill Title: An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Authorizing A Pilot Program To Issue Grants For The Installation Of Residential Drinking Water Purification Systems.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-9)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-14 - Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House [HB69 Detail]

Download: Delaware-2021-HB69-Draft.html

SPONSOR:

Rep. Shupe & Rep. Baumbach & Rep. Briggs King & Rep. Cooke & Rep. Heffernan & Rep. Lambert & Rep. Minor-Brown & Rep. Morrison & Sen. Hansen & Sen. Lopez & Sen. Sturgeon

Reps. Bennett, Brady, Dorsey Walker, Gray, K. Johnson, Kowalko, S. Moore, Osienski, Michael Smith, Smyk, Wilson-Anton, Yearick; Sens. Lawson, Paradee, Wilson

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

151st GENERAL ASSEMBLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 69

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO AUTHORIZING A PILOT PROGRAM TO ISSUE GRANTS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF RESIDENTIAL DRINKING WATER PURIFICATION SYSTEMS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

S ection 1. Amend Chapter 30, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

CHAPTER 30P. Establishment of Residential Drinking Water Purification System Grant Program

§ 3001P. Establishment of Residential Drinking Water Purification System Grant Program

(a) The Department of Health and Social Services is authorized to establish a pilot program to issue grants for the installation of drinking water purification systems in residential homes located in Delaware where the owner’s income is less than 200% of the poverty level in Delaware and the home is not served by a central water system. The geographical area of the pilot program shall be determined by the Department of Health and Social Services.

The total amount of grants authorized for the pilot program shall not exceed $49,000 per year. The program funding will be administered by the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

Section 2. This act shall sunset 2 years after its effective date.

SYNOPSIS

This bill establishes a 2-year residential drinking water purification system pilot program to be administered through the Department of Health and Social Services with funding through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

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