S. 3274 (109th): FAIR Act of 2006


May 26, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 5, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Arlen Specter

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2006
Length: 420 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to create a fair and efficient system to resolve claims of victims for bodily injury caused by asbestos exposure, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/26/2006--Introduced.Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act of 2006 or the FAIR Act of 2006 - Establishes in the Department of Labor the Office of Asbestos Disease Compensation (Office), to be ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 26, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 5, 2006
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3274”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 852 (Related)
FAIR Act of 2005

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2005

H.R. 1957 (Related)
Asbestos Compensation Fairness Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 2005

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