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S. 3541 (117th): Health Care for Burn Pit Veterans Act

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A bill to improve health care and services for veterans exposed to toxic substances, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2022
Length: 16 pages
Feb 1, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 3373: Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 10, 2022. (compare text)

35 Cosponsors (20 Democrats, 13 Republicans, 2 Independents)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Miller-Meeks and Bost Statement on the Honoring Our PACT Act
    — Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks [R-IA1] on Mar 3, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 3541 will add $2.1 billion in new spending through 2026.


Feb 1, 2022

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Feb 8, 2022
Ordered Reported

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Feb 16, 2022
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 3541 (117th) was 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. 3541. 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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