View Amendment Current Amendment: 22a to Bill 5100
EXPLANATION: Establish a pilot program within DES to evaluate and facilitate emerging technologies to remove PFAS coumpounds from industrial wastewater.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 55, DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, page 416, after line 29, by adding an appropriately numbered proviso to read:

/ (DES: PFAS Pilot Program) There is established within the Department of Environmental Services the PFAS Removal Evaluation Fund. The Department of Environmental Services shall use the fund to create and implement the PFAS Removal Evaluation Pilot Program. The purpose of the pilot program is to evaluate and facilitate the implementation of emerging technologies to remove PFAS compounds from industrial wastewater. The department will establish the selection criteria, terms, and conditions for participation in the pilot program. A progress report on the viability of the piloted technologies and their effectiveness in PFAS removal shall be submitted to the General Assembly no later than June 30, 2025. /

Amend totals and titles to conform.