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S. 2353: Protecting Firefighters from Adverse Substances Act of 2019

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A bill to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop guidance for firefighters and other emergency response personnel on best practices to protect them from exposure to PFAS and to limit and prevent the release of PFAS into the environment, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Gary Peters

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2020
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jul 31, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Nov 6, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 6, 2019.

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2353 will add $2 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jul 31, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 6, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 3, 2020
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
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S. 2353 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2353. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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