WASHINGTON, D.C. (WAVY) – Four representatives from Hampton Roads have asked the IRS to assist families affect by contaminated Chinese drywall on Tuesday.
Scott Rigell, Bobby Scott, Rob Wittman and Randy Forbes all took part in the joint leader sent to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.
Contaminated drywall has impacted more than 3,700 homes in America. in 2013, President Obama signed into law the Drywall Safety Act. Rigell introduced legislation to set chemical standards for domestic and imported drywall and establish remediation guidelines for disposal of all drywall.
The bill also expressed a sense of Congress that China must be held accountable for the damage this product has already caused across America.
You can read the full letter here.