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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
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.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Scalise to Obama: Work With Congress to Combat Zika”
— Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 12, 2016
H.R. 897 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 897. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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