H.R. 982: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013
Sponsor: Rep Farenthold, Blake [TX-27] (introduced 3/6/2013) Cosponsors (2)
Related Bills: H.RES.403
An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 113-264 to exempt from the bill asbestos trusts with internal anti-fraud procedures.
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.
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.