H.R. 1321: Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015

Introduced:

Mar 4, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-114

Sponsor:

Frank Pallone Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2015
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the manufacture and introduction or delivery for introduction into interstate commerce of rinse-off cosmetics containing intentionally-added plastic microbeads.

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History

Mar 4, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 18, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 7, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 18, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 28, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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