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Nomination Confirmed 69/21
Jul 28, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 4, 1988 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district
(Measure passed House, amended) TitleI - Degradable Plastic Ring CarriersDirects the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to require, within two years of this Act's enactment, if feasible, that plastic ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 28, 1988
Last Action: Sep 26, 1988
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