New Cosponsor — Jun 23, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (10 Democrats, 1 Republican).
May 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on May 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 13, 2009
Length: 14 pages
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.
5/13/2009--Introduced.Health Care for Members of the Armed Forces Exposed to Chemical Hazards Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Defense, for each occupational and environmental health chemical hazard of ... Read more >
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Last Action: Mar 19, 2009
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 14, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2389 — 111th Congress: Health Care for Members of the Armed Forces Exposed to Chemical Hazards Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2389
“H.R. 2389 — 111th Congress: Health Care for Members of the Armed Forces Exposed to Chemical Hazards Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2389>
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