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H.R. 4296 (116th): Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2019

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To amend title VI of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safe use of cosmetics, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Janice “Jan” Schakowsky

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2019
Length: 73 pages
Sep 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


41 Cosponsors (41 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Schakowsky and Pressley Statement on Johnson & Johnson Decision to Discontinue Talc-Based Johnson’s Baby Powder in U.S. And Canada
    — Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Sponsor) on May 19, 2020

Reps. Pressley & Schakowsky Statement on Johnson & Johnson Decision to Discontinue Talc-Based Johnson’s Baby Powder in U.S. And Canada
    — Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA7] (Co-sponsor) on May 19, 2020

Reps. Pressley, Schakowsky Demand Answers from Johnson & Johnson CEO on Harmful Products and Targeted Marketing to Women & Girls of Color
    — Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA7] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 10, 2019

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Sep 12, 2019

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Dec 4, 2019
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H.R. 4296 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4296. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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