H.R. 931: Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017

Author's Summary:  "This bill requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a voluntary registry to collect data on cancer incidence among firefighters."

IB Summary:  This bill instructs the CDC to create a voluntary database of the incidence of cancer, and the exposure at fire events, of firefighters, in order to monitor the incidence of cancers and make the data available for research.

Status: Passed House on 9/17/17.

Links: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr931

Other:  Sponsored by Jared Polis and 4 other Colorado representatives.