Federal - HR 1972

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the list of diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents for which there is a presumption of service connection for veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam to include hypertension, and for other purposes.

Introduced

March 17, 2021

Description

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the list of diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents for which there is a presumption of service connection for veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam to include hypertension, and for other purposes.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 8

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  • June 28, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Lofgren, (D-Calif.)
  • June 22, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Katko, (R-N.Y.)
  • June 21, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)
  • May 28, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Garbarino, (R-N.Y.)
  • May 17, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Frankel, (D-Fla.)
  • May 12, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Kilmer, (D-Wash.)
  • May 11, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)
  • May 5, 2021 — Full committee hearing held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

  • March 17, 2021 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Stauber, (R-Minn.)
  • March 17, 2021 — Read twice and referred to: House Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. H1498