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H.R. 2617: OATH Act

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To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance recordkeeping with respect to exposure by members of the Armed Forces to certain occupational and environmental hazards while deployed overseas, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Garamendi

Sponsor. Representative for California's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 9, 2019
Length: 6 pages
May 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on May 9, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 9, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

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What legislators are saying

Readiness Chairman Garamendi Votes to Pass National Defense Authorization Act in the House
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Sponsor) on Jul 22, 2020

Amata Highlights GAO Study Team on Island because of 2015 Congressional Action
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] on Oct 21, 2019

Readiness Chairman Garamendi Applauds Passage of Defense Authorization Bill in House Armed Services Committee
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Sponsor) on Jul 2, 2020

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May 9, 2019

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