2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
March 19, 2019 - Introduced by Representatives Nygren, Kitchens, Ballweg,
Duchow, Horlacher, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Magnafici, Mursau, Ramthun,
Sinicki, Skowronski, Tusler and Vorpagel, cosponsored by Senators Cowles,
Darling, Marklein and Olsen. Referred to Committee on Environment.
1An Act to create
254.25 of the statutes; relating to: state health-based
2groundwater quality standards for certain groundwater contaminants.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Department of Health Services to establish state
health-based groundwater quality standards for perfluorooctanoic acid and
perfluorooctane sulfonate, commonly referred to as PFOA and PFOS, respectively.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
254.25 of the statutes is created to read:
4254.25 Groundwater contaminants.
The department shall, by the 90th day 5
after the day of publication of this section .... [LRB inserts date], establish state 6
health-based groundwater quality standards for perfluorooctanoic acid and 7