Vote — Jul 29, 2015 10:03 a.m.
Amendment Agreed to 62/38
Mar 18, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
This bill was introduced on March 18, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district
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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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. July 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr6840>
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