H.R. 2065 (111th): Mercury Pollution Reduction Act of 2009


Apr 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 23, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Janice “Jan” Schakowsky

Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2009
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to phase out the use of mercury in the manufacture of chlorine and caustic soda, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/23/2009--Introduced.Mercury Pollution Reduction Act of 2009 - Declares that the United States should develop policies and programs that will reduce: (1) mercury use and emissions; (2) mercury releases from the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 23, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2065”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2190 (Related)
Mercury Pollution Reduction Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 21, 2009

S. 1428 (Related)
Mercury Pollution Reduction Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 9, 2009

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