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S. 901 (114th): Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015

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A bill to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during service in the Armed Forces that are related to that exposure, to establish an advisory board on such health conditions, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jerry Moran

Sponsor. Senator for Kansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2015
Length: 19 pages
Apr 13, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 13, 2015, 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).


49 Cosponsors (34 Democrats, 14 Republicans, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Kansas Common Sense - Helping Vets Exposed to Toxic Substances
    — Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Sponsor) on Oct 5, 2015

Sen. Moran Emphasizes Importance of Research for Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange, Toxic Chemicals
    — Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Sponsor) on Sep 30, 2015

Kansas Common Sense - Advocating for Kansas Military Bases with Army Leadership at Pentagon
    — Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Sponsor) on Apr 20, 2015

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Apr 13, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 901 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 901. 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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