H.R. 897: 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.

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Feb 11, 2015


Passed House on May 24, 2016

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


Bob Gibbs

Representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 6 pages


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Feb 11, 2015

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Mar 19, 2015
Reported by Committee

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May 17, 2016
Failed in the House Under Suspension

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May 24, 2016
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 897 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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