H.R.3796 - Women's Health and Dioxin Act of 1996104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] (Introduced 07/11/1996)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/19/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Text: H.R.3796 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
There is one version of the bill.
Text available as:
- PDF (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text.) Tip?
Introduced in House (07/11/1996)
[Congressional Bills 104th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 3796 Introduced in House (IH)] 104th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 3796 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. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 11, 1996 Mrs. Maloney (for herself, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. Dellums, Mr. Foglietta, Mr. Frost, Mr. Jacobs, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Towns, Mr. Traficant, and Mr. Yates) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL 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. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Women's Health and Dioxin Act of 1996''. SEC. 2. OFFICE OF RESEARCH ON WOMEN'S HEALTH; ESTABLISHMENT OF PROGRAM FOR RESEARCH REGARDING PRESENCE OF DIOXIN IN TAMPONS. Part F of title IV of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 287d et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following section: ``SEC. 486C. CERTAIN PROJECTS REGARDING WOMEN'S HEALTH. ``The Director of NIH, in collaboration with the Director of the Office, shall provide for the conduct or support of research to determine the extent to which the presence of dioxin in tampons poses any health risks to women, including risks relating to cervical cancer.''. <all>