H.R. 2420 (111th): Environmental Design of Electrical Equipment Act (EDEE) Act


May 14, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Burgess

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 14, 2009
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 to ensure a uniform Federal scheme of regulation of restrictions in the use of certain substances in electrical products and equipment in interstate and foreign commerce, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/14/2009--Introduced.Environmental Design of Electrical Equipment Act (EDEE) Act - Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 to establish uniform national standards for the use of lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 14, 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. 2420”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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