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Titles (6)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Amendments of 1986

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • Homeless Eligibility Clarification Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Amendments of 1985

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Amendments of 1986

Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill
  • Homeless Eligibility Clarification Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (5)

Date
10/16/1986Resolving differences -- House actions: House Concurred, in Senate Amendments , with Amendments by Voice Vote.
10/06/1986Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate in lieu of S. 2792 with an amendment by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986Passed/agreed to in House: Passed House (Amended) by Yea-Nay Vote: 329 - 4 (Record Vote No: 400).
07/18/1986Reported to House (Amended) by House Committee on Agriculture. Report No: 99-695.
05/14/1985Introduced in House

All Actions (63)

Date Chamber
10/16/1986SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and held at desk: House amendments to Senate amendments.
10/16/1986HouseHouse Concurred, in Senate Amendments , with Amendments by Voice Vote.
10/16/1986HouseCommittee on Rules Granted a Rule Providing that Upon Its Adoption, the House Is Considered to Have Taken the Bill from the Speaker's Table, and to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment.
10/06/1986SenatePassed Senate in lieu of S. 2792 with an amendment by Voice Vote.
10/06/1986SenateSenate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S. 2792 amended.
10/06/1986SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
09/22/1986SenateReceived in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 951.
09/19/1986HousePassed House (Amended) by Yea-Nay Vote: 329 - 4 (Record Vote No: 400).
09/19/1986HouseHouse Agreed to Amendments Adopted by the Committee of the Whole.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1248 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1252 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1246 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1256 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 157 - 183 (Record Vote No: 398).
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1250 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1254 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1249 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1253 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1257 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1247 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1251 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1255 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Recorded Vote: 214 - 121 (Record Vote No: 399).
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1245 Point of Order Sustained Against Amendment in Committee of the Whole.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1248 Amendment Offered by Representative Coleman, of MO.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1252 Amendment Offered by Representative Glickman.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1256 Amendment Offered by Representative Panetta.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1246 Amendment Offered by Representative Bedell.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1250 Amendment Offered by Representative Roberts.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1254 Amendment Offered by Representative Levine.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1245 Amendment Offered by Representative Marlenee.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1249 Amendment Offered by Representative Bedell.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1253 Amendment Offered by Representative Scheuer.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1257 Amendment Offered by Representative Stenholm.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1247 Amendment Offered by Representative Coleman, of MO.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1251 Amendment Offered by Representative Bedell.
09/19/1986HouseH.Amdt.1255 Amendment Offered by Representative Roberts.
09/18/1986HouseConsidered by House Unfinished Business.
09/18/1986HouseH.Amdt.1240 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/18/1986HouseH.Amdt.1238 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
09/18/1986HouseH.Amdt.1239 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Division Vote: 6 - 13.
09/18/1986HouseH.Amdt.1240 Amendment Offered by Representative Hatcher.
09/18/1986HouseH.Amdt.1238 Amendment Offered by Representative Bedell.
09/18/1986HouseH.Amdt.1239 Amendment Offered by Representative Gunderson.
09/17/1986HouseConsidered by House Unfinished Business.
09/17/1986HouseRule Passed House.
08/15/1986HouseRules Committee Resolution H.Res.536 Reported to House.
07/18/1986HousePlaced on Union Calendar No: 414.
07/18/1986HouseReported to House (Amended) by House Committee on Agriculture. Report No: 99-695.
06/18/1986HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended).
06/18/1986HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/17/1986HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/12/1986HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/11/1986HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/05/1986HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/14/1986HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended).
Action By: House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture
05/14/1986HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture
03/20/1986HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture
03/19/1986HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture
05/31/1985HouseExecutive Comment Requested from USDA, EPA.
05/21/1985HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture
05/20/1985HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture
05/17/1985HouseReferred to Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
05/14/1985HouseReferred to House Committee on Agriculture.
05/14/1985HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (2)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Roberts, Pat [R-KS-1]* 05/14/1985
Rep. Nowak, Henry [D-NY-33] 06/26/1986

Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture05/14/1985 Referred to
06/18/1986 Markup by
07/18/1986 Reported by H.Rept 99-695
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture05/17/1985 Referred to
03/20/1986 Hearings by
05/14/1986 Markup by
05/14/1986 Reported by

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Latest Summary (4)

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House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment (10/16/1986)

(House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment)

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Amendments of 1986 - Title I: Registration - Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to provide for public access to health and safety date submitted to support a registration application for a pesticide containing a new active ingredient, or to authorize the food use of a pesticide active ingredient. Provides criminal penalties for wrongful disclosure. Requires a person seeking such information to affirm that he or she is not working for a pesticide business.

Prohibits conditional registrations for additional uses unless in the public interest.

Requires the reregistration of active ingredient pesticides with outstanding data requirements registered before November 1, 1984.

Requires an inert ingredient priority list to be established.

Provides for the payment on registration fees based on active ingredients.

Title II: Information Disclosure - Requires pesticide producers to: (1) make health, safety, and environmental information available to the public; and (2) furnish annual reports to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Provides for data disclosure to States.

Title III: Review and Cancellation - Provides for a public administrative review of pesticide safety.

Provides expedited procedures for required label changes.

Provides for cancellation of registrations based on false or invalid data.

Title IV: Records and Inspections - Authorizes duly designated Federal and State officials or employees to inspect pesticide facilities.

Title V: Exports - Requires that specified precautionary information be placed on the labels of pesticides intended for export, unless such information is in conflict with the importing country's laws. Revises notification requirements.

Directs the Administrator to actively participate in international efforts to develop improved pesticide research and regulatory programs.

Title VI: Certification, Training, and Recordkeeping for Pesticide Applicators - Makes it a violation for any person to use any pesticide as a commercial applicator unless such person is a certified commercial applicator or a registered commercial applicator under the direct supervision of a certified commercial applicator. Requires commercial applicators to maintain records of pesticide applications.

Provides for the development of training materials and procedures, including standards for trainers and training programs. Provides for separate standards for commercial and private applicators. Requires refresher training.

Requires pesticide dealers to maintain sales and distribution records.

Title VII: Additional Data, Data Compensation, and Patents - Authorizes registrants to jointly develop, or share the development costs of required additional data for existing pesticides. Revises data compensation provisions.

Authorizes patent term restoration for certain agricultural and chemical products. Terminates such provision (with specified exceptions) 15 years after enactment of this Act.

Title VIII: General - Subtitle A: Amendments to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act - Prohibits a State from forbidding the sale of certain home or garden pesticides for which a State registration application has been filed unless and until the State has acted pursuant to applicable State law.

Requires the Administrator of the EPA to establish criteria for disapproving special local needs registrations.

Authorizes cooperative EPA enforcement agreements with States and Indian tribes.

Makes the scientific advisory panel under such Act permanent.

Authorizes EPA action if a State fails to take appropriate investigative or enforcement measures.

Terminates State primary enforcement responsibility for pesticide violations as of January 1, 1990, unless the Administrator determines that the State has authority to impose civil and criminal penalties at least equal to those provided for in this Act. Requires congressional review of EPA regulations and rules.

Revises enforcement and penalty provisions under such Act.

Authorizes any person to obtain judicial review of EPA regulations.

Requires producers and other parties to notify EPA and the State regarding stored, cancelled, or suspended pesticides.

Requires EPA to: (1) provide indemnity reports to the appropriate congressional committees; (2) protect drinking and groundwater from pesticide contamination; (3) protect the health and safety of pesticide workers; (4) conduct research on the neurotoxic and behavioral effects of pesticides; (5) study pesticide container designs; and (6) develop antimicrobial standards, including standards for hospital disinfectants.

Authorizes FY 1987 through 1991 appropriations. Obligates specified amounts for research.

Subtitle B: Other Provisions - Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to provide support for the interregional project number 4 program (IR4 program).

Provides for the revocation or suspension of residue tolerances in cases where a pesticide's registration has been cancelled or withdrawn because of human risk.

Requires the Comptroller General to evaluate and report to the Congress concerning activities under this Act.

Requires EPA studies and reports to the Congress on the following: (1) pesticide risk rating; (2) nonagricultural pesticides; (3) dioxin residues in human milk; (4) pesticide drift; and (5) naturally occurring agents that act as pesticides.

Directs the Administrator to establish a Pesticide Resistance Management Program.

Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to build a salinity laboratory at Riverside, California.

Authorizes the EPA, in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration, to conduct a study of the health effects of DDT fish contamination in Santa Monica Bay, California.

Title IX: Clarifying and Technical Amendments - Makes technical amendments.

Title X: Effective Date - States that the provisions of this Act shall take effect 60 days after enactment, unless otherwise so provided.

Title XI: Homeless Eligibility Clarification Act - Homeless Eligibility Clarification Act - Subtitle A: Emergency Food for the Homeless - Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to permit establishments that feed homeless persons to redeem food stamps through FY 1990.

Subtitle B: Job Training for the Homeless - Amends the Job Training Partnership Act to include homeless persons in the definition of economically disadvantaged.

Subtitle C: Entitlements Eligibility - Provides that the lack of a permanent address shall not make a person ineligible for assistance under: (1) the AFDC program; (2) the SSI program; (3) Medicaid; or (4) veteran's pension programs.

Provides for a single application for SSI and food stamp benefits by SSI pre-release persons.