New Cosponsor — Jul 21, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Democrat).
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Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from California
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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 7 pages
A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to protect the health of pregnant women, fetuses, infants, and children by requiring a health advisory and drinking water standard for perchlorate.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 150 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 78”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 78 — 112th Congress: Protecting Pregnant Women and Children From Perchlorate Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s78
“S. 78 — 112th Congress: Protecting Pregnant Women and Children From Perchlorate Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s78>
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