H.R. 1737 (108th): Asbestos Victims’ Compensation Act of 2003

Introduced:

Apr 10, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Calvin “Cal” Dooley
Representative for California's 20th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2003
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1737” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Apr 10, 2003

Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
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Votes

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