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Short Titles as Introduced

Toxic Right-to-Know Protection Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 to strike a provision relating to modifications in reporting frequency.

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01/28/2009Introduced in House

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02/02/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
01/28/2009Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/28/2009Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce01/28/2009 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Environment02/02/2009 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/28/2009)

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.