S. 697 (114th): Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act

A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reauthorize and modernize that Act, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 10, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 28, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 2576: Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 22, 2016. (compare text)

Tom Udall

Senior Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2015
Length: 352 pages


Mar 10, 2015

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Apr 28, 2015
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Jun 18, 2015
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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S. 697 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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