H.R.5060: Veterans Right-To-Know Act of 2002

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced June 27, 2002
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 9, 2002

Bill Cosponsors

67 (53 Democrats, 15 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Veterans Right-To-Know Act of 2002 - Requires the Secretary of Defense to identify each developmental or operational test of the Department of Defense (DOD) involving chemical or biological weapons, or defense against such weapons, in which military personnel or civilians were or may have been exposed to actual or simulated hazardous agents, with or without their knowledge or consent.Requires the Comptroller General to establish within the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, 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.
Referred to House Armed Services
Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Executive Comment Requested from DOD.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
June 27, 2002

Introduced in the House by Mike Thompson (D-Calif.)

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