HR 1917 - BRICK Act of 2017 - National Key Vote


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Title: BRICK Act of 2017

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that authorizes a delay in the date by which brick makers and residential wood heaters have to comply with emission standards of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).



  • Extends each compliance date by 60 days after the date in which notice of the promulgation of the final rule appears in the Federal Register (Sec. 2).

  • Defines “final rules” as any rule to address the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants of entities that manufacture bricks or structural clay products (Sec. 2).

  • Defines “compliance date” as the date in which any individual, state, local or tribal government is first required to comply with the emission standards (Sec. 2).