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
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2006
Length: 306 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on May 26, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Apr 19, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 26, 2005
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Feb 14, 2006
Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.
S. 852 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 852. This is the one from the 109th Congress.
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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