Federal - S 191

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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Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 34

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  • May 16, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Rounds, (R-S.D.)Udall, (D-N.M.)
  • May 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Whitehouse, (D-R.I.)
  • March 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Wicker, (R-Miss.)
  • Feb. 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Collins, S. (R-Maine)
  • Feb. 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Blackburn, (R-Tenn.)Booker, (D-N.J.)
  • Jan. 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Cardin, (D-Md.)
  • Jan. 17, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 26

    Baldwin, (D-Wis.)Harris, K. (D-Calif.)Rosen, (D-Nev.)
    Blumenthal, (D-Conn.)Hassan, (D-N.H.)Sanders, (I-Vt.)
    Boozman, (R-Ark.)Kaine, (D-Va.)Shaheen, (D-N.H.)
    Brown, S. (D-Ohio)King, A. (I-Maine)Smith, (D-Minn.)
    Casey, (D-Pa.)Markey, (D-Mass.)Stabenow, (D-Mich.)
    Cotton, (R-Ark.)Menendez, (D-N.J.)Sullivan, (R-Alaska)
    Cruz, (R-Texas)Merkley, (D-Ore.)Warren, (D-Mass.)
    Duckworth, (D-Ill.)Moran, (R-Kan.)Wyden, (D-Ore.)
    Gillibrand, (D-N.Y.)Peters, G. (D-Mich.)
  • Jan. 17, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Armed Services.Congressional Record p. S293