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
Sponsor. Senator for Alaska. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Length: 24 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on August 5, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Sullivan Posts Three New Legislative Wins for Veterans”
— Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Aug 6, 2020
“Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Passes Manchin Bills”
— Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 6, 2020
“Committee Unanimously Advances Sullivan-Manchin Veterans Burn Pit Exposure Act”
— Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Aug 5, 2020
Nov 21, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 5, 2020
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.
Feb 24, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 437.
S. 2950 (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. 2950. 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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