A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that risks from chemicals are adequately understood and managed, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 27, 2012
Length: 346 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on July 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
29 Cosponsors (27 Democrats, 2 Independents)
What legislators are saying
Apr 15, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3209 (111th).
Apr 14, 2011
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Jul 25, 2012
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Apr 10, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 696 (113th).
S. 847 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 847. 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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