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H.R. 3798 (106th): To amend section 211 of the Clean Air Act to prohibit the use of MTBE as a fuel additive, to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to accelerate the cleanup of MTBE released from leaking underground storage tanks, and to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to assist communities with MTBE contamination in drinking water supplies, and for other purposes.

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Michael Forbes

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2000
Length: 5 pages
Mar 1, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 1, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Mar 1, 2000

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H.R. 3798 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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