A bill to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop guidance for firefighters and other emergency response personnel on best practices to protect them from exposure to PFAS and to limit and prevent the release of PFAS into the environment, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 7, 2022
Length: 2 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Passed House & Senate (President next) on Dec 1, 2022
This bill was passed by Congress on December 1, 2022 and goes to the President next.
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8 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
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S. 231 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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PFAS Act, S. 231, 117th Cong. (2021).
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