H.R. 4212 - Drywall Safety Act of 2012

Commerce. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
To prevent the introduction into commerce of unsafe drywall, to ensure the manufacturer of drywall is readily identifiable, to ensure that problematic drywall removed from homes is not reused, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has become law. 
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1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on January 1, 2013.

voted YES: 0 voted NO: 0
1 voted present/not voting

Drywall Safety Act of 2012

H.R. 4212 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To prevent the introduction into commerce of unsafe drywall, to ensure the manufacturer of drywall is readily identifiable, to ensure that problematic drywall removed from homes is not reused, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To designate drywall manufactured in China a banned hazardous product, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Contaminated Drywall Safety Act of 2012
  • Drywall Safety Act of 2012
  • Drywall Safety Act of 2012
  • To prevent the introduction into commerce of unsafe drywall, to ensure the manufacturer of drywall is readily identifiable, to ensure that problematic drywall removed from homes is not reused, and for other purposes.
Sponsor
E. Scott Rigell
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Asia
  • Building construction
  • China
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Materials
  • Product safety and quality
  • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
  • Trade restrictions
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    Major Actions
    Introduced3/19/2012
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (1 proposed)
    Passed House9/19/2012
    Passed Senate12/21/2012
    Passed House1/01/2013
    Signed by President1/14/2013
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.9/19/2012PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.12/21/2012PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3432 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/21/2012PASSED by voice vote
    currently selectedHouseH.R. 4212 (112th): Drywall Safety Act of 2012 (On the Senate Amendment)1/01/2013This bill PASSED the House
    0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/19/2012
    3/19/2012Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
    3/19/2012Referred to House Energy and Commerce
    3/19/2012Referred to House Foreign Affairs
    5/07/2012Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
    5/07/2012Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.
    9/19/2012Mrs. Bono Mack moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
    9/19/2012Considered under suspension of the rules.
    9/19/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4212.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage9/19/2012On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
    9/19/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    9/19/2012The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
    9/20/2012Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    12/21/2012Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by Unanimous Consent.
    12/21/2012Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage12/21/2012Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    12/21/2012Amendment SA 3432 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Vitter.
    select this voteVote12/21/2012Amendment SA 3432 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    12/27/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    12/30/2012Mr. Terry moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
    12/30/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4212.
    12/30/2012At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Ms. Hochul objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
    1/01/2013Considered as unfinished business.
    1/01/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage1/01/2013H.R. 4212 (112th): Drywall Safety Act of 2012 (On the Senate Amendment)
    Presented to President1/03/2013Presented to President.
    Signed1/14/2013Signed by President.
    Enacted1/14/2013Became Public Law No: 112-266.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    select this voteS. Amdt. 3432Vitter, David [R-LA]December 21, 2012Passed by voice vote on December 20, 2012.

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