Federal - HR 663

Burn Pits Accountability Act

Introduced

January 17, 2019

Description

A bill to direct the Secretary of Defense to include in periodic health assessments, separation history and physical examinations, and other assessments an evaluation of whether a member of the Armed Forces has been exposed to open burn pits or toxic airborne chemicals, and for other purposes.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 192

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  • July 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Jeffries, (D-N.Y.)
  • July 11, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Luetkemeyer, (R-Mo.)
  • July 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Eshoo, (D-Calif.)Levin, (D-Calif.)Meng, (D-N.Y.)
  • June 26, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Cox, (D-Calif.)
  • June 19, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Rice, K. (D-N.Y.)Stanton, (D-Ariz.)
  • June 18, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 0

  • June 13, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Riggleman, (R-Va.)
  • June 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Axne, (D-Iowa)
  • June 11, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Amodei, (R-Nev.)
  • June 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Case, (D-Hawaii)Casten, (D-Ill.)Golden, (D-Maine)
  • June 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Finkenauer, (D-Iowa)
  • June 4, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Peterson, (D-Minn.)
  • May 23, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Stevens, (D-Mich.)
  • May 22, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
  • May 21, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Cheney, (R-Wyo.)
  • May 15, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Cooper, (D-Tenn.)Kirkpatrick, (D-Ariz.)Phillips, (D-Minn.)
  • May 7, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Baird, (R-Ind.)Brown, A. (D-Md.)
    Blunt Rochester, (D-Del.)Scanlon, (D-Pa.)
  • May 1, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Cole, (R-Okla.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
  • April 30, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Crow, (D-Colo.)Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
  • April 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Babin, (R-Texas)Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)Sherrill, (D-N.J.)
    Cisneros, (D-Calif.)Meuser, (R-Pa.)
  • April 22, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Kennedy, Joseph P. (D-Mass.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
    Escobar, (D-Texas)Watkins, (R-Kan.)
  • April 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Barr, (R-Ky.)Grothman, (R-Wis.)Schneider, (D-Ill.)
    Boyle, (D-Pa.)LaMalfa, (R-Calif.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    Craig, (D-Minn.)Murphy, S. (D-Fla.)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
  • April 2, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Marshall, (R-Kan.)
  • March 27, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Quigley, (D-Ill.)
  • March 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Castor, (D-Fla.)Garcia, (D-Ill.)Lamb, (D-Pa.)
    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Keating, (D-Mass.)
  • March 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    San Nicolas, (D-Guam)Steube, (R-Fla.)
    Serrano, (D-N.Y.)Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)
  • March 11, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Maloney, S.P. (D-N.Y.)
  • March 7, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    King, P. (R-N.Y.)Smucker, (R-Pa.)Waters, Maxine (D-Calif.)
  • March 6, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Carson, (D-Ind.)Morelle, (D-N.Y.)Upton, (R-Mich.)
  • March 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    DesJarlais, (R-Tenn.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
  • March 4, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Ocasio-Cortez, (D-N.Y.)
  • Feb. 28, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)Taylor, V. (R-Texas)
  • Feb. 27, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Houlahan, (D-Pa.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Young, Don (R-Alaska)
  • Feb. 26, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)McMorris Rodgers, (R-Wash.)Slotkin, (D-Mich.)
    Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Omar, (D-Minn.)Stauber, (R-Minn.)
    Jackson Lee, (D-Texas)Pallone (D-N.J.)Walden, (R-Ore.)
    Kim, (D-N.J.)Pappas, (D-N.H.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
    Lieu, (D-Calif.)Raskin, (D-Md.)
  • Feb. 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Gosar, (R-Ariz.)Herrera Beutler, (R-Wash.)Kelly, T. (R-Miss.)
  • Feb. 7, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Brooks, S. (R-Ind.)Himes, (D-Conn.)Wild, (D-Pa.)
  • Feb. 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Beyer (D-Va.)Haaland, (D-N.M.)Sires, (D-N.J.)
    Cleaver (D-Mo.)Rouda, (D-Calif.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
  • Feb. 4, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    DeSaulnier, (D-Calif.)Visclosky, (D-Ind.)
  • Jan. 28, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Zeldin, (R-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Gallagher, (R-Wis.)
  • Jan. 23, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Newhouse, (R-Wash.)
  • Jan. 17, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 86

    Bacon, (R-Neb.)Green, (R-Tenn.)Moore, (D-Wis.)
    Banks, (R-Ind.)Griffith, (R-Va.)Moulton, (D-Mass.)
    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Harder, (D-Calif.)Napolitano, (D-Calif.)
    Bergman, (R-Mich.)Hartzler, (R-Mo.)Norman, (R-S.C.)
    Bishop, S. (D-Ga.)Hastings, (D-Fla.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
    Byrne, (R-Ala.)Hayes, (D-Conn.)Panetta, (D-Calif.)
    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Holding, (R-N.C.)Payne (D-N.J.)
    Clarke, Y. (D-N.Y.)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)Pingree, (D-Maine)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Jones, (R-N.C.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
    Collins, C. (R-N.Y.)Kaptur, (D-Ohio)Radewagen, (R-A.S.)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Katko, (R-N.Y.)Rose, (D-N.Y.)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Rush, (D-Ill.)
    DeLauro, (D-Conn.)Kind, (D-Wis.)Rutherford, (R-Fla.)
    Demings, (D-Fla.)King, S. (R-Iowa)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)Sablan, (I-N. Marianas)
    Dingell, (D-Mich.)Lamborn, (R-Colo.)Schrader, (D-Ore.)
    Engel, (D-N.Y.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Sensenbrenner, (R-Wis.)
    Espaillat, (D-N.Y.)Lee, (D-Nev.)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
    Fleischmann, (R-Tenn.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Smith, J. (R-Mo.)
    Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)Lowey, (D-N.Y.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)Luria, (D-Va.)Tipton, (R-Colo.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)Torres, (D-Calif.)
    Gaetz, (R-Fla.)Marino, (R-Pa.)Vela, (D-Texas)
    Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Mast, (R-Fla.)Velazquez, (D-N.Y.)
    Gianforte, (R-Mont.)Matsui, (D-Calif.)Walorski, (R-Ind.)
    Gonzalez-Colon, J. (R-P.R.)McCollum, (D-Minn.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
    Gonzalez, (D-Texas)McGovern, (D-Mass.)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
    Green, A. (D-Texas)Meeks, (D-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 17, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Armed Services, House Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. H717-H718