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H.R. 2600: Toxic PFAS Control Act

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To regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Madeleine Dean

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 8, 2019
Length: 5 pages
May 8, 2019

Introduced on May 8, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 8, 2019. 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)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Dean Welcomes Department of Defense PFAS Evaluation, Encourages Greater Urgency
    — Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA4] (Sponsor) on Oct 16, 2019

Dingell Bill to Address PFAS Contamination Heads to House Floor
    — Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI12] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019

Rep. Madeleine Dean Announces Grant for PFAS Testing in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
    — Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA4] (Sponsor) on Sep 23, 2019

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May 8, 2019

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May 15, 2019
Considered by Environment and Climate Change

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

Sep 26, 2019
Considered by Environment and Climate Change

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

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H.R. 2600 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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