H.R. 897: Zika Vector Control Act

Introduced:

Feb 11, 2015

Status:

Passed House on May 24, 2016

This bill passed in the House on May 24, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Bob Gibbs

Representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Feb 11, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 19, 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.

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 24, 2016
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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