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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 15, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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4 Cosponsors (4 Republicans)
Nov 13, 2013
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 982 (113th).
May 14, 2015
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 526 (114th).
Feb 7, 2017
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Feb 15, 2017
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Feb 24, 2017
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H.R. 906 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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