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H.R. 2845 (104th): Environmental Equal Rights Act of 1995

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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.

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Cardiss Collins

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 1996
Length: 9 pages
Jan 4, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 4, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Jan 4, 1996

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H.R. 2845 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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