H.R. 411 (113th): Fort McClellan Health Registry Act

Introduced:

Jan 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Paul Tonko

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a registry of certain veterans who were stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama, and for other purposes.

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Summary

This bill would create a Fort McClellan Health Registry to investigate the base’s contamination with warfare chemicals from 1952-1999 and subsequently diagnose and treat any affected veterans who served there.

From 1952 to 1999, Fort McClellan in Alabama was home to the Chemical Corps School (later the Army Chemical Center and School), which provided chemical warfare training. The facility ...

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History

Jan 23, 2013
 
Introduced

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