Summary: S.2587 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (07/24/1980)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to authorize appropriations in an amount of up to $77,500,000 to carry out the provisions of such Act through fiscal year 1981.

Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to submit to the scientific advisory panel of such agency comment on the impact on health and the environment any suspended registration of any pesticide because of an imminent hazard.

Requires the Administrator to establish procedures for peer review with respect to the design, scientific advisory panel of such agency for comment on the impact on health and the environment any suspended registration fo any pesticide because of an imminent hazard. protocols, and conduct of major scientific studies to be conducted pursuant to such Act and for actions that may be taken relating to the change in classification, suspension, or cancellation of a pesticide.