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H.R. 953 (115th): Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 953 amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (also known as the Clean Water Act of CWA) to clarify that it is the intent of Congress that pesticides registered and properly used under FIFRA do not require an additional CWA permit for their use in or around navigable waters.

FIFRA governs the sale and use of pesticides in the U.S. through registration and labeling, in order to “protect human health and the environment from unreasonable adverse effects of ...

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Bob Gibbs

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Feb 7, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
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, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

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Feb 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 16, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 18, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Agriculture

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 24, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 953 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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