H.R. 1769 (114th): Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2016

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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 14, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 25, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Dan Benishek

Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 22 pages

History

Apr 14, 2015
 
Introduced

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Feb 25, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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May 24, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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H.R. 1769 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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