H.R. 5768: PFOS and PFOA Right to Know Act of 2016

Introduced:

Jul 13, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jul 13, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 13, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Patrick Meehan

Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Defense to enter into intergovernmental agreements to provide for health screenings in communities near formerly used defense sites that have been identified by the Secretary as sources of perfluorooctanesuflonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

History

Jul 13, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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