H.J.Res. 139 (101st): To express opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s past increases in fluoridation levels in drinking water.


Feb 9, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 9, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Norman Lent

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

2/9/1989--Introduced.States that the Environmental Protection Agency should not adopt proposals that would raise the fluoride levels in drinking water and should rescind a specified decision which raised the maximum contaminant ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 9, 1989

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 139”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 216 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 11, 1991

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