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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Harrison Schmitt

Sponsor. Senator for New Mexico. Republican.


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.


Oct 1, 1982

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Dec 6, 1982
Ordered Reported

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S. 3006 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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