S. 76 (112th): Strengthening Protections for Children and Communities From Disease Clusters Act


Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Boxer

Junior Senator from California



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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2012
Length: 32 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to investigate and address cancer and disease clusters, including in infants and children.

Summary (CRS)

9/19/2012--Reported to Senate without amendment.Strengthening Protections for Children and Communities From Disease Clusters Act - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to:(1) develop, publish, and update guidelines ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 2011

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Jun 9, 2011
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 76”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3861 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 28, 2010

S. 50 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2013

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