H.R. 526: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jan 26, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on May 14, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 14, 2015.

Sponsor:

Blake Farenthold

Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2015
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

11% chance of being enacted (details)

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 26, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 14, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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