H.R. 982 (113th): Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013
Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
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.
Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district
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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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Last Action: Jan 26, 2015
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Last Action: Jul 31, 2014
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2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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H.Amdt. 494 (Cohen) to H.R. 982: Amendment sought to exempt from provisions of the bill, asbestos trusts with internal anti-fraud ...Nov 13, 2013 4:46 p.m.
Failed 198/223H.Amdt. 495 (Nadler) to H.R. 982: Amendment sought to protect public health and safety by adding a requirement that any ...Nov 13, 2013 4:53 p.m.
Failed 194/226H.Amdt. 496 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 982: Amendment sought to apply the transparency rules in the bill equally to asbestos ...Nov 13, 2013 4:58 p.m.
Failed 195/226On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 982: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013Nov 13, 2013 5:16 p.m.
Failed 197/224Nov 13, 2013 5:26 p.m.
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