About the bill
To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Defense to give greater priority to research on the exposure of veterans of Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm to biological agents or chemical weapons, other toxic agents such as depleted uranium and organophosphates, pyridostigmine bromide, vaccines, oil well fire pollution, and other potentially hazardous substances, to require the Director of the National Institutes of Health to monitor, through a comprehensive database, the resulting effects of such exposure on those veterans' health and their clinical progress in order to identify and provide appropriate and effective medical treatment, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3661 — 105th Congress: Persian Gulf War Veterans’ Health and Medical Research Act of 1998. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr3661
“H.R. 3661 — 105th Congress: Persian Gulf War Veterans’ Health and Medical Research Act of 1998.” www.GovTrack.us. 1998. July 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr3661>
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|date=April 1, 1998
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