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S. 710 (112th): Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act


A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a hazardous waste electronic manifest system.

Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2012
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Mar 31, 2011
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 2012.

Law
Pub.L. 112-195
Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cardin bill to reduce environmental paperwork burden passes committee, moves to senate floor
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 14, 2011

Bill to Reduce Largest Environmental Paperwork Burden Passes Committee, Moves to Senate Floor
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 14, 2011

Price hails hazmat tracking reform - e-manifest system to improve public safety, cut business costs
    — Rep. David Price [D-NC4] on Sep 13, 2012

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History

Mar 31, 2011
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 14, 2011
 
Ordered Reported

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

Aug 2, 2011
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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 10, 2012
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Sep 11, 2012
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 22, 2012
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 5, 2012
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 710 (112th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 710. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

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

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