H.R. 1924 (103rd): Environmental Equal Rights Act of 1993


Apr 29, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Cardiss Collins

Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 13, 1993
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to allow petitions to be submitted to prevent certain waste facilities from being constructed in environmentally disadvantaged communities.

Summary (CRS)

4/29/1993--Introduced.Environmental Equal Rights Act of 1993 - Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to authorize citizens in a State in which a new solid or hazardous waste management facility is ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 29, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 13, 1993
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1924”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (27D, 1I, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 2845 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1996

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