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S. 852 (109th): FAIR Act of 2005

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Arlen Specter

Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2006
Length: 306 pages
Introduced
Apr 19, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Apr 19, 2005
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 26, 2005
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 14, 2006
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

S. 852 (109th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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