S. 696 (113th): Safe Chemicals Act of 2013


Apr 10, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2013
Length: 256 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that risks from chemicals are adequately understood and managed, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/10/2013--Introduced.Safe Chemicals Act of 2013 - Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to state that it is the policy of the United States to:(1) protect the health of children, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 10, 2013

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. 696”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (26D, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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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