A bill to codify Executive Order 12898, relating to environmental justice, to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to fully implement the recommendations of the Inspector General of the Agency and the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 24, 2008
Length: 8 pages
Feb 15, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 15, 2007
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 31, 2008
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 642 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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