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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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7 cosponsors (7D) (show)(joined Apr 10, 2003)(joined Apr 10, 2003)(joined Apr 10, 2003)(joined Apr 10, 2003)(joined Apr 10, 2003)(joined Apr 10, 2003)(joined Oct 30, 2003)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1737 — 108th Congress: Asbestos Victims’ Compensation Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr1737
“H.R. 1737 — 108th Congress: Asbestos Victims’ Compensation Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr1737>
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