H.R. 1580 (111th): Electronic Waste Research and Development Act


Mar 18, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 22, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Barton “Bart” Gordon

Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2009
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to award grants for electronic device recycling research, development, and demonstration projects, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/22/2009--Passed House amended.Electronic Device Recycling Research and Development Act - Section3 - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to award multiyear grants through a competitive, merit-based process ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 18, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 26, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Apr 22, 2009
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. 1580”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (15D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1397 (Related)
Electronic Device Recycling Research and Development Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 10, 2009

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