skip to main content

H.R. 906: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2017

To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

What you can do

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 7, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Feb 15, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 15, 2017.

Sponsor:

Blake Farenthold

Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district

Republican

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2017
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

10% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Feb 15, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 24, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 906 is 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 906 — 115th Congress: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. September 21, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr906>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.