To provide for research to determine the extent to which the presence of dioxin, synthetic fibers, and other additives in tampons and similar products used by women with respect to menstruation pose any risks to the health of women, including risks relating to cervical cancer, endometriosis, infertility, ovarian cancer, breast cancer, immune system deficiencies, pelvic inflammatory disease, and toxic shock syndrome, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 7, 1997
Length: 6 pages
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on November 7, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 7, 1997
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Mar 1, 1999
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 890 (106th).
H.R. 2900 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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