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The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
5 cosponsors (3D, 2R) (show)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.S. 1986 (Related)Plastic Pollution Control Act of 1987
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 28, 1988H.R. 4272 (Related)A bill to enlarge the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Last Action: Sep 26, 1988
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5117 — 100th Congress: A bill to require that plastic ring carrier devices be degradable.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5117
“H.R. 5117 — 100th Congress: A bill to require that plastic ring carrier devices be degradable..” www.GovTrack.us. 1988. May 24, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5117>
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