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H.R. 897 (114th): Zika Vector Control Act

To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 24, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Bob Gibbs

Representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 6 pages

History

Feb 11, 2015
 
Introduced

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Mar 19, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 19, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Agriculture

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 17, 2016
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

May 23, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 24, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 897 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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