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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Women's Health and Dioxin Act of 1996

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research to determine the extent to which the presence of dioxin in tampons poses any health risks to women.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/11/1996Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
07/19/1996Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Commerce
07/11/1996Referred to the House Committee on Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/11/1996Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Commerce07/11/1996 Referred to
House Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment07/19/1996 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/11/1996)

Women's Health and Dioxin Act of 1996 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to mandate research on the extent to which dioxin in tampons poses any health risks to women, including risks regarding cervical cancer.