Senate Bill 3885
116th Congress(2019-2020)
SFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jun 3, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 3, 2020
Latest Action
Jun 3, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3885
Congress
116
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

SFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act

This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to submit quarterly reports on veterans' burn pit exposure, and to inform veterans of the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry if a veteran presents at a medical facility for treatment related to exposure to toxic chemicals caused by open burn pits. A burn pit is an area used for burning solid waste in open air without equipment.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
06/03/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
06/03/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jun 4, 2020 4:27:07 AM
Updated
Feb 3, 2021 5:31:37 AM