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H.R. 2339: Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019

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To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the sale and marketing of tobacco products, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Frank Pallone Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2019
Length: 19 pages
Apr 18, 2019

Ordered Reported on Nov 19, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 19, 2019.

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

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What legislators are saying

Anti-Tobacco Bill with ENGEL Provisions Passes House Health Subcommittee
    — Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 14, 2019

Dr. Ruiz Tells Story of Local Teen Critically Injured by Vaping
    — Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA36] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 13, 2019

Burgess Opening Statement at Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Hearing to Address the National Youth Tobacco Epidemic
    — Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] on Oct 16, 2019

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Apr 18, 2019

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

Oct 16, 2019
Considered by Health

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

Nov 13, 2019
Considered by Health

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

Nov 19, 2019
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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H.R. 2339 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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