H.R. 1769: Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2016

Introduced:

Apr 14, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Feb 25, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 25, 2016.

Sponsor:

Dan Benishek

Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 22 pages

Prognosis:

28% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during service in the Armed Forces that are related to that exposure, to establish an advisory board on such health conditions, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Read CRS Summary >

History

Apr 14, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 25, 2016
 
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.

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Links & tools

Primary Source

Congress.gov

Congress.gov is updated generally one day after events occur. Legislative activity since the last update may not be reflected on GovTrack. Data via congress project.

Citation

Click a format for a citation suggestion: