To amend title 38, United States Code, to repeal the recently enacted provisions of law that limit the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide compensation and treatment for smoking-related illnesses suffered by veterans of the Armed Forces.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 1998
Length: 3 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This bill was introduced on July 15, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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27 Cosponsors (17 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
Jul 15, 1998
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H.R. 4220 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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