H.R.982 - Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013

To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos; and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013 as passed house.
  • Short: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013 as reported to house.
  • Short: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos; and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [3]
 
H.Amdt 496 Fail An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 113-264 to apply the transparency rules in the bill equally to asbestos industry defendants by requiring asbestos companies to report information about the location of their asbestos-containing products and provides an exception for trade secrets.
H.Amdt 495 Fail An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 113-264 to protect public health and safety by adding a requirement that any party seeking payment information from a trust must also make available information relevant to such action that pertains to public health or safety.
H.Amdt 494 Fail An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 113-264 to exempt from the bill asbestos trusts with internal anti-fraud procedures.
Latest Actions View All Actions [35]
 
Nov 14, 2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Nov 13, 2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov 13, 2013On passage Passed by recorded vote: 221 - 199 (Roll no. 579).

Latest Vote

Result: Passed - November 13, 2013

Roll call number 579 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 982 Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013

 

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