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S. 3851: VET PFAS Act

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to furnish hospital care and medical services to veterans and dependents who were stationed at military installations at which those veterans and dependents were exposed to perfluorooctanoic acid or other perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, to provide for a presumption of service connection for certain veterans who were stationed at military installations at which those veterans were exposed to such substances, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Debbie Stabenow

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2022
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Mar 16, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Mar 16, 2022

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 16, 2022. 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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Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)

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1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 16, 2022
 
Introduced

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S. 3851 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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