H.R. 2817 (99th): Superfund Amendments of 1985


Jun 20, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 10, 1985 but was never passed by the Senate.


Dennis Eckart

Representative for Ohio's 11th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed House, amended (Inserted text of H.R. 3852), roll call #447 (391-33)) Superfund Amendments of 1985 - TitleI - Provisions Relating Primarily to Response and LiabilityAmends the Comprehensive Environmental ... Read more >

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Jun 20, 1985

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Jul 25, 1985
Reported by Committee

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Dec 10, 1985
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2817”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (12R, 7D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 3852 (Related)
Superfund Amendments of 1985

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 4, 1985

H.R. 2005 (Related)
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 1986

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