SB 443 – Safe Drinking Water Act

Primary House Sponsors: Sen. Sydney Batch (D-Wake); Sen. Deandrea Salvador (D-Mecklenburg); Sen. Kirk deViere (D-Cumberland)



This bill requires the Commission for Public Health to commence rulemaking to establish maximum contaminant levels for probable or known carcinogens and other toxic chemicals likely to pose a substantial hazard to public health.

This bill also appropriates $6M in recurring funds for the 2021-2022 fiscal year to DHHS to support this effort.


Filed – 3/31/2021