S. 906 (110th): Mercury Export Ban Act of 2008


Mar 15, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 14, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 14, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-414


Barack Obama

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2008
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit the sale, distribution, transfer, and export of elemental mercury, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1534 (Related)
Mercury Export Ban Act of 2007

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 13, 2007

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 906” means this is a Senate 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.


Mar 15, 2007
Reported by Committee
Jul 31, 2008
Passed Senate
Sep 26, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Sep 29, 2008
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 14, 2008


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Sep 29, 2008 8:30 a.m.
Passed 393/5

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