H.R. 6840 (96th): Asbestos Control Act of 1980

Introduced:

Mar 18, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward Beard

Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate rules to require the substitution of suitable materials in place of asbestos and to promulgate rules to prohibit asbestos fibers or fibers from asbestos substitutes from being released into the environment.

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History

Introduced
Mar 18, 1980

Details

Cosponsors
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