H.R. 3976 (98th): Central Board of Scientific Risk Assessment Act of 1983


Sep 22, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Martin

Representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the establishment of a Central Board of Scientific Risk Assessment as a means of improving the scientific review and evaluation of risk assessments made by Federal agencies, with particular emphasis upon risk assessments involving issues of chronic health hazards.

Summary (CRS)

9/22/1983--Introduced.Central Board of Scientific Risk Assessment Act of 1983 - Authorizes the National Academy of Sciences to establish a Central Board of Scientific Risk Assessment to develop a scientific review ... Read more >

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Sep 22, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3976”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (3R, 3D) (show)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 21, 1983

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