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


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 from Rhode Island


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

5/15/1991--Introduced.Hazardous and Additional Waste Export and Import Act of 1991 - Declares that the purpose of this Act is to implement the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 15, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1082”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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