H.R. 2237: Helping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act

To direct the Secretary of Veterans to establish within the Department of Veterans Affairs a center of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure to burn pits.

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May 5, 2015


Referred to Committee on May 5, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 5, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Elizabeth Esty

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 5, 2015
Length: 6 pages


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May 5, 2015

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