H.R. 2389 (111th): Health Care for Members of the Armed Forces Exposed to Chemical Hazards Act of 2009

Introduced:

May 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Baron Hill
Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 13, 2009
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Secretary of Defense to establish registries of members and former members of the Armed Forces exposed in the line of duty to occupational and environmental health chemical hazards, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide health care to veterans exposed to such hazards, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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

S. 642 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 2009

S. 1779 (Related)
Health Care for Veterans Exposed to Chemical Hazards Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 14, 2009

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History

Introduced
May 13, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (10D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Readiness
Health

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Votes

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