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S. 2017: Kenneth Meisel Public Servants’ Claimant Fairness Act

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A bill to increase the period of time during which an individual who has submitted a claim for benefits under chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, may supply supporting documentation to the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs of the Department of Labor, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Brian Schatz

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Jun 10, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Jun 10, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 10, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Sen. Rick Scott: Schumer’s Filibuster Flip-Flop is a Self-Serving Power Grab
    — Sen. Rick Scott [R-FL] on Jan 4, 2021

Rubio Warns U.S. Conference of Mayors of Chinese Communist Party Influence Campaigns
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] on May 13, 2022

Herrera Beutler to Inslee: Dont Give Oregonians Long Term Care Tax Relief Unless Oregon Cancels Tolling Scheme Targeting Southwest Washington Commuters
    — Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3] on Jan 19, 2022

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Jun 10, 2021

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S. 2017 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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