US HB2742 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)
Status: Introduced on April 21 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-07-14 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a registry for current or past members of the Armed Forces who may have been exposed to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances due to the environmental release of aqueous film-forming foam at a military installation or other Department of Defense (DOD) location. Additionally, the VA must consult with DOD and the Environmental Protection Agency to make recommendations for additional chemicals that should be included in the registry.

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Title

PFAS Registry Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-07-14HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
2021-04-21HouseReferred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-04-21HouseReferred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-04-21HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB1121 (Same As) 2021-04-14 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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Bill Comments 750

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