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S. 2525: Guaranteeing Equipment Safety for Firefighters Act of 2019

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A bill to require the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to conduct a study of personal protective equipment worn by firefighters to determine the prevalence and concentration of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jeanne Shaheen

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Hampshire. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Sep 19, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Nov 13, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 13, 2019.

Prognosis
16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Shaheen-Gardner Bill to Address Health Concerns Regarding Firefighters’ Exposure to PFAS through Protective Gear Clears Key Committee Hurdle
    — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH] (Sponsor) on Nov 13, 2019

Gardner-Shaheen Bill to Address Health Concerns Regarding Firefighters’ Exposure to PFAS through Protective Gear Clears Key Senate Committee
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 13, 2019

Ocean Plastics Bill Sails Through Senate Committee
    — Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] on Nov 13, 2019

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History

Sep 19, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2525 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.

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