H.R. 3337 (112th): Open Burn Pit Registry Act of 2011

Introduced:

Nov 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Todd Akin

Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish an open burn pit registry to ensure that members of the Armed Forces who may have been exposed to toxic chemicals and fumes caused by open burn pits while deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq receive information regarding such exposure, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Nov 3, 2011
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
81 cosponsors (45D, 36R) (show)
Committee Assignments
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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1798 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 3, 2011

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