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

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

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 15, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 14, 2008

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

Law:

Pub.L. 110-414

Sponsor:

Barack Obama

Senator from Illinois

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2008
Length: 8 pages

History

Mar 15, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 31, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 26, 2008
 
Passed Senate

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

Sep 27, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

Sep 29, 2008
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 14, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 906 (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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