Rep. John Shimkus Unveils Discussion Draft of Chemicals in Commerce Act

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Environment and the Economy Subcommittee released draft legislation on the regulation of chemicals in commerce.

Statement by John Mitchell, President and CEO of IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®: “On behalf of hundreds of electronics companies employing thousands of U.S. workers, IPC welcomes Chairman Shimkus’ proposed Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA). The bill would foster a more transparent, workable and risk-based process for chemical review and regulation, stimulating innovation and job growth. We support the bill’s language which encourages recycling of manufacturing byproducts, and helps our members operate more efficiently all while protecting the environment.”

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