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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 5, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on May 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 5, 2015
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Mar 1, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1279 (115th).
H.R. 2237 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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