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H.R. 5671 (115th): Burn Pits Accountability Act

To direct the Secretary of Defense to include in periodic health assessments, separation history and physical examinations, and other assessments an evaluation of whether a member of the Armed Forces has been exposed to open burn pits or toxic airborne chemicals, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tulsi Gabbard

Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 1, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

May 1, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 1, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

May 1, 2018
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5671 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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