US SB3444 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 38-1)
Status: Introduced on March 11 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-11 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Pending: Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020 This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents while serving in Vietnam. Under a presumption of service-connection, specific conditions diagnosed in certain veterans are presumed to have been caused by the circumstances of their military service. Health care benefits and disability compensation may then be awarded.

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Title

Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-11SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB5610 (Related) 2020-01-15 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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