H.R. 1742 (112th): Janey Ensminger Act


May 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bradley “Brad” Miller

Representative for North Carolina's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 5, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a presumption of service connection for illnesses associated with contaminants in the water supply at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and to provide health care to family members of veterans who lived at Camp Lejeune while the water was contaminated.

Summary (CRS)

5/5/2011--Introduced.Janey Ensminger Act - Presumes a service connection, for veterans' benefits purposes, for any illness associated with contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, during a period in which ... Read more >

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May 5, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1742”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


46 cosponsors (39D, 7R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 4555 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 2, 2010

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