H.R. 3970 (108th): Green Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2004


Mar 16, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 21, 2004 but was never passed by the Senate.


Phil Gingrey

Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2004
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the implementation of a Green Chemistry Research and Development Program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/21/2004--Passed House amended.Green Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2004 - Section3 - Directs the President to establish a Green Chemistry Research and Development Program to promote and coordinate Federal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 2004

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Apr 1, 2004
Reported by Committee

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Apr 21, 2004
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3970”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (6R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 21, 2004 12:50 p.m.
Passed 402/14

Related Bills

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H.R. 1215 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 26, 2006

S. 2967 (Related)
Green Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2004

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 8, 2004

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