US SB999 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on April 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-13 - Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy to convene an interagency entity under the National Science and Technology Council with the responsibility of coordinating federal programs and activities in support of sustainable chemistry. Agencies participating in the entity must carry out specified activities in support of sustainable chemistry, including incorporating sustainable chemistry into existing research, development, demonstration, technology transfer, commercialization, education, and training programs. Sustainable chemistry, also known as green chemistry, is focused on conserving resources and minimizing the generation and use of hazardous substances in chemical processes.

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Title

Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-11-13SenateCommittee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2019-04-03SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Same As/Similar To

HB2051 (Same As) 2019-12-10 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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