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Introduced in House (01/05/2017)Veterans Act of 2017. This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while in Vietnam. Loading.
it will bring long overdue health and disability benefits to an overlooked group of veterans. RELATED: US House passes.
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House passes benefits fix for ailing ‘blue water’ veterans, now awaits Senate’s move The bill would provide disability payouts for about 90,000 veterans who served on ships off the coast of.
"The BlueAct of 2019 would ensure that our Vietnam Veterans receive the benefits they deserve. This bill mirrors the language of the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018, which passed the House 382 – 0 during the 115th Congress.One of my final acts as Chairman in 2018 was holding a bipartisan press conference to urge the Senate to pass H.R 299.
The legislation passed by both the House and Senate will extend. of veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the.
The bill aims to extend Department of Veterans Affairs disability benefits to thousands of “blue water” Vietnam War Navy.
Congress passes bills to help address veterans’ GI Bill benefit woes – Six months ago, Roe’s committee passed the Blue Water Navy, Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018, moving it to be passed by the House 382-0. The law would expand benefits to veterans. pushed to pass the.
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WASHINGTON – The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously passing H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. "The VFW salutes the united support of the entire House," said VFW National Commander B.J. Lawrence.
Bill to extend benefits to ‘Bluevets passes U.S. Senate. The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 will:. The bill already passed unanimously in the House but.
The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act 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 stalled in the Senate.
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