The U.S. has been coping with the effects of contaminated drywall for years — several people have reported health problems related to the emission of sulphur and other chemicals, and have had to rebuild sections of their homes built with the imported product.
Members were able to pass several other bills by voice vote, including:
• H.R. 6361, the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act,
• H.R. 6431, to provide flexibility with respect to U.S. support for assistance provided by international financial institutions for Burma,
• H.R. 2827, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to clarify provisions relating to the regulation of municipal advisers,
• H.R. 5910, the Global Investment in American Jobs Act,
• H.R. 6433, making corrections to FDA user fees,
• H.R. 6163, the National Pediatric Research Network Act,
• H.R. 6118, the Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act,
• H.R. 4124, the Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act, and
• H.R. 733, the Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act.