Posted on February 1, 2016

9th ADAO Senate Staff Briefing: “Asbestos: Impact on Consumer Safety, Public Health, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights,” Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Judiciary, Health, and Environmental Senate Staffers

Briefing Flyer

9th Congressional Staff Briefing -CANVA (6)RSVP: Online form or Call: (310) 251-7477

DEADLINE: RSVP for lunch by Thursday, February 18, 2016

Background: Asbestos is responsible for 12,000 – 15,000 deaths each year in the USA, yet this killer chemical remains legal and lethal. More importantly, there is legislation that will be voted on soon that will impact consumers’ safety, public health, and asbestos victims’ civil rights.

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Where: SD-G1


  • Linda Reinstein, ADAO President/CEO/Co-Founder (CA)
  • Heather Von St. James, Mesothelioma Patient (MN)
  • Julie Gundlach, Mesothelioma Patient (MO)
  • Marilyn Amento, Mesothelioma Widow (PA)
  • Annamarie Kearns, Mesothelioma Patient (UT)

To Be Discussed: The informational and legislative briefing will focus on the Reducing Exposure to Asbestos Database (READ) Act (S. 700) and the Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency (FACT) Act (S. 357). Credentialed Staffers Only