To provide for the fair and efficient judicial consideration of personal injury and wrongful death claims arising out of asbestos exposure, to ensure that individuals who suffer harm, now or in the future, from illnesses caused by exposure to asbestos receive compensation for their injuries, and for other purposes.
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Apr 10, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 10, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 20th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2003
Length: 19 pages
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H.R. 1737 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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