H.R.663: Burn Pits Accountability Act

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178 (117 Democrats, 61 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Burn Pits Accountability Act This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) and the military departments to evaluate whether each member of the Armed Forces has been (1) based or stationed where an open air burn pit was used to dispose of waste, or (2) exposed to toxic airborne chemicals. Members located where an open burn pit was used or exposed to toxic airborne chemicals must be enrolled in the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 8
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 24
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Jan. 17
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.
Jan. 17

Introduced in the House by Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii)

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