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H.R. 535: PFAS Action Act of 2019

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To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Debbie Dingell

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 14, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Nov 20, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 20, 2019.

Prognosis
50% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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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.

Nov 19, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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

Nov 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 535 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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