To restore, reaffirm, and reconcile environmental justice and civil rights, provide for the establishment of the Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice Compliance and Enforcement, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020
Length: 130 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 27, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Chair Grijalva, Leader of Amicus Brief Calling for Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown, Calls Recent Pipeline Closures \"Sign of What Strong Scrutiny Can Do\"”
— Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Sponsor) on Jul 6, 2020
“Rep. Bass Cosponsors H.R. 5986, The Environmental Just For All Act”
— Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 14, 2020
Feb 27, 2020
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Oct 1, 2020
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
H.R. 5986 (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. 5986. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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