Senate File 22 - Introduced SENATE FILE 22 BY BOLKCOM A BILL FOR An Act requiring the testing of water supplies for 1 perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances by public 2 water supply systems. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 1266XS (1) 89 js/ns
S.F. 22 Section 1. NEW SECTION . 455B.189 Perfluoroalkyl and 1 polyfluoroalkyl substances —— testing required. 2 1. For purposes of this section, “perfluoroalkyl substance” 3 or “polyfluoroalkyl substance” means a class of fluorinated 4 organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated 5 carbon atom. 6 2. A public water supply system that serves one or 7 more of the twenty-five most populous cities in this state 8 shall annually test the water supply for the presence of 9 perfluoroalkyl substances and polyfluoroalkyl substances. 10 The public water supply system shall submit a report to the 11 commission no later than January 31 following each test. 12 3. For the purpose of determining the population of a city 13 under this section, the most recent federal decennial census 14 shall be used. 15 EXPLANATION 16 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 17 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 18 This bill requires public water supply systems that 19 serve one or more of the 25 most populous cities in this 20 state to annually test the water supply for the presence of 21 perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances. The bill 22 defines “perfluoroalkyl substance” and “polyfluoroalkyl 23 substance”. The bill requires a public water supply system 24 that conducts testing pursuant to the bill to submit a report 25 to the environmental protection commission no later than 26 January 31 following each test. For purposes of determining 27 the population of a city under the bill, the most recent 28 federal decennial census shall be used. 29 -1- LSB 1266XS (1) 89 js/ns 1/ 1