Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 36th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2020
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116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on July 13, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Dr. Ruiz's Burn Pits Legislation as Part of NDAA”
— Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA36] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2020
“House Passes Dr. Ruizs Burn Pits Bills as Part of Defense Bill”
— Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA36] (Sponsor) on Jul 22, 2020
“Dr. Ruiz Introduces 2020 Burn Pits NDAA Bills Package”
— Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA36] (Sponsor) on Jul 16, 2020
Jul 13, 2020
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H.R. 7596 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7596. 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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To direct the Secretary of Defense to provide medical providers of the Department of Defense mandatory training with respect to the potential health effects of burn pits, H.R. 7596, 116th Cong. (2020).
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