TheAct of 2019 will extend benefits to servicemembers that served in the territorial waters off the coast of Vietnam and were exposed to Agent Orange. This was the first bill Chairman Takano introduced this Congress after a similar bill was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives last Congress but.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, on Monday (June 25) by a vote of 382-0. The bill, co-sponsored by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), included language from Westerman’s H.R. 4843 to extend coverage for children with spina bifida due to a parent’s exposure to Agent Orange.
U.S. House lawmakers and ‘blue water’ Navy veterans couldn’t agree on which sailors would be covered by a recently passed bill that is intended to give Vietnam War veterans more disability.
H.R.299 – Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 115th. – Shown Here: Reported to House with amendment(s) (05/18/2018) This bill extends the presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with herbicide exposure to veterans who served: (1) in the territorial seas of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, or (2) in or near the Korean demilitarized zone between September 1, 1967, and August 31, 1971.
"For decades, tens of thousands of veterans, their families and survivors have been denied their earned benefits. While it is long past due, it is time that we correct the injustice done to Blue Water Navy veterans and provide protection of the Procopio decision by passing H.R. 299." The bill doesn’t just cover Blue Water Vietnam veterans.
The bill unanimously passed the House, 410 – 0. "I applaud the House’s passage of the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act," said Roe. "This bill will ensure that our Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans receive the long overdue benefits that they earned. Last Congress, while I was Chairman of the Committee, the House unanimously passed nearly.
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Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs held a legislative hearing on H.R. 299, The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, and pending legislation.During the hearing, Full Committee Ranking Member Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) urged the need to pass legislation to ensure that Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans receive the.
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