H.R.5117 - A bill to require that plastic ring carrier devices be degradable.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Studds, Gerry E. [D-MA-10] (Introduced 07/28/1988)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Merchant Marine and Fisheries|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 100-946 Part 1; H.Rept 100-946 Part 2|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/04/1988 House Incorporated this Measure in S.1986 as an Amendment. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.5117 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House, amended)
Passed House amended (10/04/1988)
Title I: Degradable Plastic Ring Carriers - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to require, within two years of this Act's enactment, if feasible, that plastic ring carriers (such as those on canned beverage six-packs) which are capable, when discarded, of becoming entangled with fish or wildlife be made of naturally degradable material.
Title II: San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge - Amends Federal law establishing the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge to expand the boundaries of such refuge to include specified additional lands, marshes, tidal flats, salt ponds, submerged lands, and open waters in the San Francisco Bay Area. Authorizes appropriations for such expansion.