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.

Introduced:

Jun 28, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Dec 20, 1993

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

Law:

Pub.L. 103-210

Sponsor:

James Rowland Jr.
Representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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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 ...

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

History

Introduced
Jun 28, 1993
Reported by Committee
Jul 27, 1993
Passed House
Aug 2, 1993
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Passed Senate with Changes
Nov 20, 1993
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Nov 22, 1993
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 20, 1993

Details

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

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

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

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