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H.R. 6562 (110th): Agent Orange Equity Act of 2008

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 22, 2008 (Introduced).


I

110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6562

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 22, 2008

(for himself, Mr. Sestak, Mr. Hall of New York, Mrs. Gillibrand, and Mr. Latham) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, relating to presumptions of exposure for veterans who served in the vicinity of Vietnam.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Agent Orange Equity Act of 2008.

2.

Clarification of presumptions of exposure for veterans who served in the vicinity of Vietnam

Effective on and after September 25, 1985, subsections (a) and (f) of section 1116 of title 38, United States Code, are each amended by inserting after Republic of Vietnam each place it appears the following: including the inland waterways of such Republic, the waters offshore of such Republic, and the airspace above such Republic.