H.R. 2535 (103rd): To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide additional authority for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide health care for veterans of the Persian Gulf War.


Jun 28, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 1993

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 1993.


Pub.L. 103-210


James Rowland Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 22, 1993
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Makes Persian Gulf War veterans exposed to a toxic substance or environmental hazard during that war eligible for medical (including outpatient) care for any disability, notwithstanding insufficient medical evidence to ... Read more >


Jun 28, 1993

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Jul 27, 1993
Reported by Committee

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Aug 2, 1993
Passed House

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Nov 20, 1993
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 20, 1993
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.

Nov 22, 1993
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 1993
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2535”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (21D, 12R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and PASS, AS AMENDED
Aug 2, 1993 4:34 p.m.
Passed 411/0

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