Reported by Committee — Nov 18, 2015
Last Action: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 18, 2015.
Jun 18, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on June 18, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2014
Length: 2 pages
To prohibit the sale or distribution of cosmetics containing synthetic plastic microbeads.
6/18/2014--Introduced.Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2014 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit, beginning January 1, 2018, the distribution of a cosmetic that contains synthetic plastic microbeads. Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reintroduced Bill — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1321.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4895”). 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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2015
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 18, 2014
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4895 — 113th Congress: Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2014. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4895
“H.R. 4895 — 113th Congress: Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2014.” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4895>
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