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H.R. 6096 (114th): Arla Harrell Act

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To provide for the reconsideration of claims for disability compensation for veterans who were the subjects of experiments by the Department of Defense during World War II that were conducted to assess the effects of mustard gas or lewisite on people, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jackie Walorski

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Sep 21, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)

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What legislators are saying

Walorski, Rice, Costello Introduce Bill to Help WWII Veterans Denied Care After Secret Mustard Gas Experiments
    — Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] (Sponsor) on Sep 21, 2016

Costello, Walorski introduce bill to aid World War II veterans exposed to chemical weapons
    — Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 23, 2016

rep. Costello joins reps. walorski and rice to introduce bipartisan bill to assist wwii veterans affected by mustard gas
    — Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 21, 2016

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History

Sep 21, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 6096 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6096. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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