Reported by Committee — May 14, 2015
Last Action: Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 9.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 14, 2015.
Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
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.
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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2013
Length: 3 pages
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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Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 403 (113th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Reintroduced Bill — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 526.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 982”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 14, 2015
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2014
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 982 — 113th Congress: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr982
“H.R. 982 — 113th Congress: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr982>
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