H. R. 6562
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 22, 2008
Mr. Filner (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
To amend title 38, United States Code, relating to presumptions of exposure for veterans who served in the vicinity of Vietnam.
This Act may be cited as the
Agent Orange Equity Act of
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
Vietnam each place it appears the following:
inland waterways of such Republic, the waters offshore of such Republic, and
the airspace above such Republic.