H.R.6219 - Toxic Right-to-Know Protection Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] (Introduced 09/27/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||10/02/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials.|
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Summary: H.R.6219 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/27/2006)
Toxic Right-to-Know Protection Act - Amends the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 to repeal provisions authorizing the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to modify the frequency of submitting toxic chemical release forms.
Requires the Administrator to establish the eligibility threshold regarding the use of a form A certification statement under the toxic release inventory program at not greater than 500 pounds for nonpersistent bioaccumulative and toxic chemicals. Prohibits the use of such form with respect to any chemical of special concern identified by the Administrator. Prohibits the Administrator from implementing the proposed rule dated October 4, 2005, to revise requirements under such program.