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S. 2421: FARM Act

A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to provide an exemption from certain notice requirements and penalties for releases of hazardous substances from animal waste at farms.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Deb Fischer

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Nebraska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2018
Length: 4 pages

Feb 13, 2018


Introduced on Feb 13, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 13, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 13, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 8, 2018
Considered by Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Ordered Reported

Passed Senate (House next)

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 2421 is 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.

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