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H.R. 1863: To require the Secretary of Defense to provide blood testing for firefighters of the Department of Defense to determine potential exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 25, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1863

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 25, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Turner, Mr. Rouda, Mr. Kim, Mrs. Luria, Mr. Hollingsworth, Ms. Dean, and Mr. Welch) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To require the Secretary of Defense to provide blood testing for firefighters of the Department of Defense to determine potential exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and for other purposes.

1.

Provision of blood testing for firefighters of Department of Defense to determine exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances

The Secretary of Defense shall provide blood testing to determine and document potential exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (commonly known as PFAS) for each firefighter of the Department of Defense during the annual physical exam conducted by the Department for each such firefighter.