H.R. 5579: Secure E-Waste Export and Recycling Act

To control the export of electronic waste in order to ensure that such waste does not become the source of counterfeit goods that may reenter military and civilian electronics supply chains in the United States, and for other purposes.

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Jun 24, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jun 24, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 24, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Paul Cook

Representative for California's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2016
Length: 11 pages


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Jun 24, 2016

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