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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Hampshire. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 22, 2020
Length: 12 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on November 13, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Gardner-Shaheen Bill to Address Health Concerns Regarding Firefighters’ Exposure to PFAS through Protective Gear Clears Key Senate Committee”
— Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO, 2015-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 13, 2019
“Ocean Plastics Bill Sails Through Senate Committee”
— Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] on Nov 13, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Sep 19, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 13, 2019
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Aug 12, 2020
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
S. 2525 (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 S. 2525. 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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