Legislation

Jun 18 2014

H.R. 4895

Official Short: Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2014

Long Title: To prohibit the sale or distribution of cosmetics containing synthetic plastic microbeads.

STATUS:

  • June 18, 2014.--Introduced in House.

H.R.4895

Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2014 (Introduced in House - IH)

HR 4895 IH

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4895

To prohibit the sale or distribution of cosmetics containing synthetic plastic microbeads.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 18, 2014

Mr. PALLONE introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To prohibit the sale or distribution of cosmetics containing synthetic plastic microbeads.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2014'.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION AGAINST SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF COSMETICS CONTAINING SYNTHETIC PLASTIC MICROBEADS.

    (a) In General- Section 601 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 361) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    `(f) If it contains synthetic plastic microbeads.'.
    (b) Applicability- The amendment made by subsection (a) applies beginning on January 1, 2018.