H.Con.Res. 161: Expressing the sense of Congress that those who served in the bays, harbors, and territorial seas of the Republic of Vietnam during the period beginning on January 9, 1962, and ending on May 7, 1975, should be presumed to have been exposed to the toxin Agent Orange and should be eligible for all related Federal benefits that come with such presumption under the Agent Orange Act of 1991.

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Introduced:

Sep 22, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Sep 22, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on September 22, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Elise Stefanik

Representative for New York's 21st congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016
Length: 4 pages

History

Sep 22, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

H.Con.Res. 161 is a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

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