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S. 1082 (102nd): Hazardous and Additional Waste Export and Import Act of 1991

A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to prohibit the export from and import into the United States of hazardous and additional waste except in compliance with the requirements of this bill.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


May 15, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Chafee

Senator for Rhode Island



May 15, 1991

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1082 (102nd) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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