Federal - HR 1381

Burn Pit Registry Enhancement Act

Introduced

February 26, 2019

Description

A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to take actions necessary to ensure that certain individuals may update the burn pit registry with a registered individual's cause of death, and for other purposes.

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Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 8

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  • March 27, 2019Spano, R-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.104, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E359

  • March 8, 2019Swalwell, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.104, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E273

  • March 7, 2019 — Placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar under the provisions of Rule XIV. Congressional Record p. S1717, S1732

  • March 6, 2019Posey, R-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.104, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E254

  • March 6, 2019McHenry, R-N.C., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.104, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E253

  • March 6, 2019 — Received in the Senate and read the first time. Congressional Record p. S1704, S1712

  • March 5, 2019Walden, R-Ore., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.104, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H2341

  • March 5, 2019 — Measure passed in the House by roll call vote, 416-0, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H2340-H2341

  • March 5, 2019House Vote 104 Veterans' Burn Pit Registry — Passage
    Takano, D-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Veterans Affairs Department to allow family members of eligible veterans to report the cause of death for such veterans for inclusion in the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry. The registry allows veterans to document their exposure to open-air waste burning during their service and report health concerns. Motion agreed to 416-0. Note: A two-thirds majority of those present and voting (278 in this case) is required for passage under suspension of the rules. Congressional Record p. H2332-H2335, H2340-H2341

  • March 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Cisneros, (D-Calif.)Gallagher, (R-Wis.)Van Drew, (D-N.J.)
    Delgado, (D-N.Y.)Kaptur, (D-Ohio)
    Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Taylor, V. (R-Texas)
  • Feb. 26, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Wenstrup, (R-Ohio)
  • Feb. 26, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. H2234