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S. 2679 (114th): Helping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act

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.

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2016
Length: 7 pages
Introduced:

Mar 15, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 15, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Mar 15, 2016
 
Introduced

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May 24, 2016
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

S. 2679 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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