H.R. 4266 (112th): Protecting Pregnant Women and Children From Hexavalent Chromium Act of 2012

To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to protect the health of vulnerable individuals, including pregnant women, infants, and children, by requiring a health advisory and drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Adam Schiff

Representative for California's 29th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2012
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Mar 27, 2012

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H.R. 4266 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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