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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Mar 18, 1980
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6840”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6840 — 96th Congress: Asbestos Control Act of 1980. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr6840
“H.R. 6840 — 96th Congress: Asbestos Control Act of 1980.” www.GovTrack.us. 1980. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr6840>
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