To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to use on-site regulated medical waste treatment systems at certain Department of Veterans Affairs facilities, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2021
Length: 3 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on July 19, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Bost introduces 4 bills to kick-off 117th congress”
— Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12] (Sponsor) on Jan 14, 2021
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What stakeholders are saying
Mar 28, 2019
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1962 (116th).
Jan 13, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 22, 2022
Considered by Health
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Jul 19, 2022
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.
Mar 8, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 753.
H.R. 291 (117th) 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 H.R. 291. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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