A bill to require Federal agencies to address environmental justice, to require consideration of cumulative impacts in certain permitting decisions, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 24, 2017
Length: 42 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on October 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Oct 24, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 23, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2236.
S. 1996 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1996. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
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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