S. 3149 (94th): Toxic Substances Control Act


Mar 16, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 1976.


Pub.L. 94-469


John Tunney

Senator from California



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Last Updated: Oct 11, 1976

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to regulate commerce and protect human health and the environment by requiring testing and necessary use restrictions on certain chemical substances, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/24/1976--Conference report filed in Senate.(Conference report filed in Senate, S. Rept. 94-1302) Toxic Substances Control Act - Provides that if the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency finds that testing ... Read more >


Mar 16, 1976

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Mar 16, 1976
Reported by Committee

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Mar 26, 1976
Passed Senate

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Aug 23, 1976
Passed House with Changes

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Oct 11, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 11, 1976
Text Published

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3149”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (6D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Mar 26, 1976 midnight
unknown 60/13

Related Bills

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H.R. 14032 (Related)
Toxic Substances Control Act

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 23, 1976

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