US SB101 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Pending: Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishes an interagency Environmental Justice Mapping Committee that must create a tool to identify environmental justice communities. Environmental justice communities are communities with significant representation of communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal and indigenous communities that experience, or are at risk of experiencing, higher or more adverse human health or environmental effects, as compared to other communities. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must establish an environmental justice data repository to maintain the data collected by the committee. The EPA must make the repository available to regional, state, local, and tribal governments.

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Title

Environmental Justice Mapping and Data Collection Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-28SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Same As/Similar To

HB516 (Same As) 2021-02-02 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.

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