New Cosponsor — Sep 12, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Steve Southerland [R-FL2, 2011-2014]
The bill now has 81 cosponsors (45 Democrats, 36 Republicans).
Nov 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on November 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2011
Length: 4 pages
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.
Open Burn Pit Registry Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to:(1) establish and maintain an open pit burn registry for members of the Armed Forces ... Read more >
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3337 — 112th Congress: Open Burn Pit Registry Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3337
“H.R. 3337 — 112th Congress: Open Burn Pit Registry Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. December 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3337>
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