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S. 382 (115th): Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018

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A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a voluntary registry to collect data on cancer incidence among firefighters.

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Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Menendez

Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2018
Length: 18 pages
Feb 15, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 931: Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 7, 2018. (compare text)

50 Cosponsors (39 Democrats, 9 Republicans, 2 Independents)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

RI Fire Departments Team Up to Win $763k Federal Grant to Upgrade SCBA Air Packs
    — Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 27, 2018

Full Committee Hearing: The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] on Apr 24, 2018

RI Fire Departments Team Up to Win $763k Federal Grant to Upgrade SCBA Air Packs
    — Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2] on Jul 28, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 382 will add $13 million in new spending through 2028.


Feb 15, 2017

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Apr 24, 2018
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S. 382 (115th) 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. 382. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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

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