H.R. 3612 (112th): Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2011


Dec 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher Gibson

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district



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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2011- Includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 8, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3612”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


126 cosponsors (75D, 51R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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