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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 13, 2009
Length: 14 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on May 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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11 Cosponsors (10 Democrats, 1 Republican)
May 13, 2009
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H.R. 2389 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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