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H.R. 931: Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 931 requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters. This bill authorizes $10 million for fiscal years 2018-2022 to carry out those activities.

Firefighters may experience detrimental health effects due to smoke inhalation and other harmful substances. A 2015 study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found that firefighters in the U.S. have a greater number of cancer diagnoses and cancer-related deaths. H.R. 931 seeks to establish ...

Sponsor and status

Chris Collins

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Feb 7, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 7, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 7, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-194

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 382: Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018

Ordered Reported on Apr 24, 2018. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Feb 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2017
 
Considered by Health

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Jun 29, 2017
 
Considered by Health

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

Jul 27, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 8, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Sep 12, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 10, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 22, 2018
 
House Agreed to Changes

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Jul 7, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 931 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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