S. 3006 (97th): Schmitt-Ritter Risk Analysis Research and Demonstration Act of 1982


Oct 1, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 6, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harrison Schmitt

Senator from New Mexico


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a program under the coordination of the Office of Science and Technology Policy for improving the use of risk analysis by those Federal agencies concerned with regulatory decisions related to the protection of human life, health, and the environment.

Summary (CRS)

(Reported to Senate from Committee on Commerce,Science,and Transportation with amendment(without written rept.)) Schmitt-Ritter Risk Analysis Research and Demonstration Act of 1982 - Directs the President to establish and direct a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 1, 1982

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 6, 1982
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3006”). 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

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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