H.R.2451 - Persian Gulf War Environmental Hazards Study Act103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., II [D-MA-8] (Introduced 06/17/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/02/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2451 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/17/1993)
Persian Gulf War Environmental Hazards Study Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense to make a grant to a medical research institution selected through established acquisition procedures for constructing and equipping a specialized environmental medical facility to study the possible health effects of exposure to volatile chemicals and the susceptibility of humans to such exposure under environmentally controlled conditions. Requires such grant funds to be obtained from FY 1994 Department of Defense research, development, test, and evaluation funds. Provides research institution selection criteria. Requires such research to focus on persons who may have been exposed to environmental hazards or chemical substances while serving on active duty on Southwest Asia during the Persian Gulf War.
Requires the Secretary to report annually to the Congress on the research activities.