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Chemicals in Commerce Act

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 10:15am
2123 Rayburn
Chemicals in Commerce Act

Background Documents and Information:

The subcommittee is continuing its work to reform and improve the decades-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Chairman Shimkus unveiled a draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act after the subcommittee’s extensive review of the current law. The draft legislation reforms the law to ensure a transparent, workable, and risk-based process for chemical review and regulation. The subcommittee reviewed an initial draft of the legislation in March, and members have since continued to work together on a bipartisan basis to find common ground. Next week, the subcommittee will review a revised draft of the legislation.

Hearing Notice 

Background Memo

Discussion Draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act

The redline comparison to the previously released discussion draft 

To read a related press release, click here

Hearing Transcript

Panel I


The Honorable Jim Jones

Panel II


The Honorable Calvin Dooley

Dr. Beth Bosley

Mark Greenwood

Dr. Len Sauers

Steven Goldberg

Andy Igrejas

The Honorable Michael Moore