US SB1121 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on April 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-14 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Pending: Senate Veterans' 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
2021-04-14SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB2742 (Same As) 2021-07-14 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
HB3967 (Related) 2021-06-24 - Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 11.

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Bill Comments 750

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