H.R. 1838 (108th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to revise the presumptions of service-connection relating to diseases and disabilities of former prisoners of war.


Apr 29, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lane Evans
Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district


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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2003
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Summary (CRS)
4/29/2003--Introduced.Revises Federal provisions relating to the presumption of service-connection for certain diseases manifest in former prisoners of war to consider the following diseases to have been incurred in or aggravated ...

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H.R. 2297 (Related)
Veterans Benefits Act of 2003

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 16, 2003

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Apr 29, 2003


14 cosponsors (14D) (show)
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