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S. 2941: Recycling Enhancements to Collection and Yield through Consumer Learning and Education Act of 2019

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A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a consumer recycling education and outreach grant program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Portman

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Ohio. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Nov 21, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Nov 21, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 21, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Portman Joins Carper and Boozman in Introducing Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Waste and Recycling Costs to be Eligible for SBA Loan Forgiveness
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Sponsor) on Jun 19, 2020

Stabenow, Portman Introduce RECYCLE Act to Improve Recycling
    — Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D-MI] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 22, 2019

Robs Rundown: Week of June 15 June 19, 2020
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Sponsor) on Jun 19, 2020

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Nov 21, 2019

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S. 2941 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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