H.R.1657 - To direct the Secretary of Defense to notify members of the Armed Forces and State military departments of exposure to potentially harmful materials and contaminants.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] (Introduced 03/19/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||04/27/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1657 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/19/2009)
Requires the Secretary of Defense: (1) in the case of a member of the Armed Forces who is exposed to a potentially harmful material or contaminant, to notify the member of such exposure and any associated health risks; and (2) in the case of a member of a reserve component, to also notify the state military department of that member.
Directs the Secretary, if such a determination is made while a member is deployed, to notify the member while the member is so deployed.