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H.R. 5768 (114th): PFOS and PFOA Right to Know Act of 2016

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jul 13, 2016.


PFOS and PFOA Right to Know Act of 2016

This bill authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to enter into intergovernmental agreements to provide health screenings for conditions relating to perfluorooctanesuflonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) exposure in communities near formerly used defense sites that have been identified by DOD as sources of PFOS and PFOA.