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S. 75: Arla Harrell Act

A bill to provide for the reconsideration of claims for disability compensation for veterans who were the subjects of experiments by the Department of Defense during World War II that were conducted to assess the effects of mustard gas or lewisite on people, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 9, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jan 9, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 9, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Claire McCaskill

Senior Senator from Missouri

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2017
Length: 8 pages

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 9, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jun 15, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 75 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.

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