A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs 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. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2016
Length: 7 pages
Mar 15, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 15, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 15, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 24, 2016
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Feb 6, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 319.
S. 2679 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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