H.R. 982 (113th): Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013

Introduced:

Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 13, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Blake Farenthold
Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos; and for other purposes.

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History

Introduced
Mar 6, 2013
Reported by Committee
May 21, 2013
Passed House
Nov 13, 2013
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Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Nov 13, 2013 5:26 p.m.
Passed 221/199

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