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H.R. 1567 (116th): Prompt and Fast Action to Stop Damages Act of 2019

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To authorize the Department of Defense to temporarily provide water uncontaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) for agricultural purposes to areas affected by contamination from military installations, and to authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to acquire real property to extend the contiguous geographic footprint of any Air Force base that has shown signs of contamination from PFOA and PFOS due to activities on the base, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ben Luján

Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Mar 6, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 1790: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

In Key Air Force Budget Hearing, Heinrich Highlights N.M. Space Rapid Capabilities Office, PFAS Clean Up, And Diverted Holloman AFB Funding
    — Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] on Mar 4, 2020

NM Delegation’s PFAS Legislation Included in National Defense Bill
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM, 2009-2020] on Dec 11, 2019

Heinrich Delivers Major Wins For N.M. Military Bases, Labs, And Defense Tech
    — Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] on Dec 17, 2019

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History

Mar 6, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1567 (116th) 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 H.R. 1567. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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