A bill to provide the Environmental Protection Agency and the public with additional information about asbestos products.
Sponsor and status
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 31, 1988
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 31, 1988.
Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 31, 1988
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Oct 3, 1988
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 4, 1988
Passed House (Senate next)
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.
Oct 12, 1988
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 31, 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 5442 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5442. This is the one from the 100th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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