H.R. 1215 (109th): Green Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2005


Mar 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.


Phil Gingrey

Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2006
Length: 14 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)

9/26/2006--Passed House amended.Green Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2005 - 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 10, 2005

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Apr 13, 2005
Reported by Committee

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Sep 26, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1215”). 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 (7R, 3D) (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. 3970 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 21, 2004

H.R. 2850 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 4, 2007

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