Bill Sponsor
House Bill 2964
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Wastewater Infrastructure Pollution Prevention and Environmental Safety Act
Active
Active
Passed House on Jun 11, 2024
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 27, 2023
Latest Action
Jun 12, 2024
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2964
Congress
118
Policy Area
Commerce
Commerce
Primary focus of measure is business investment, development, regulation; small business; consumer affairs; competition and restrictive trade practices; manufacturing, distribution, retail; marketing; intellectual property. Measures concerning international competitiveness and restrictions on imports and exports may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
checkPassed on June 11, 2024
Question
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Status
Passed
Type
Roll Call Vote
Roll Call Vote
A vote that records the individual position of each Member who voted. Such votes occurring on the House floor (by the "yeas and nays" or by "recorded vote") are taken by electronic device. The Senate has no electronic voting system; in such votes, Senators answer "yea" or "nay" as the clerk calls each name aloud. Each vote is compiled by clerks and receives a roll call number (referenced in Congress.gov as a "Record Vote" [Senate] or "Roll no." [House]).
Roll Call Type
2/3 Yea-And-Nay
Roll Number
249
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Wastewater Infrastructure Pollution Prevention and Environmental Safety Act or the WIPPES Act

This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission to issue regulations requiring entities responsible for the labeling or retail packaging of certain premoistened, nonwoven wipes (e.g., baby wipes, cleaning wipes, or personal care wipes) to label such products clearly and conspicuously with the phrase Do Not Flush and accompanying symbol as depicted under specified industry guidelines.

The commission is authorized to enforce this requirement. 

Text (4)
June 12, 2024
June 11, 2024
April 5, 2024
April 27, 2023
Actions (20)
06/12/2024
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
06/11/2024
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
06/11/2024
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/11/2024
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 351 - 56 (Roll no. 249).
06/11/2024
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 351 - 56 (Roll no. 249). (text: CR H3707-3708)
06/11/2024
Considered as unfinished business.
06/11/2024
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
06/11/2024
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2964.
06/11/2024
Considered under suspension of the rules.
06/11/2024
Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
04/05/2024
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 371.
04/05/2024
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 118-447.
12/06/2023
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 42 - 0.
12/06/2023
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held
12/05/2023
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held
11/02/2023
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote.
11/02/2023
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held
04/28/2023
Referred to the Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce.
04/27/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
04/27/2023
Introduced in House
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H.R.2964 118 WIPPES Act
Public Record
Record Updated
Jul 9, 2024 6:56:35 PM