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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 19th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Beatty Statement Honoring our Veterans on Veterans Day”
— Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 11, 2014
Dec 8, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3612 (112th).
Feb 6, 2013
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Feb 13, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 969 (114th).
H.R. 543 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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