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S. 2950: Veterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act of 2020

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to concede exposure to airborne hazards and toxins from burn pits under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Dan Sullivan

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
Nov 21, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Aug 5, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on August 5, 2020.

Prognosis
37% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Nov 21, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Aug 5, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2950 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. 2950. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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