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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Sep 22, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 22, 2016

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

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