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


Nov 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Todd Akin

Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 3, 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. 3337”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


81 cosponsors (45D, 36R) (show)
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S. 1798 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 3, 2011

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