H.R. 1769: Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2016

To establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during service in the Armed Forces that are related to that exposure, to establish an advisory board on such health conditions, and for other purposes.

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Apr 14, 2015


Reported by Committee on Feb 25, 2016

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Dan Benishek

Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 24, 2016
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Apr 14, 2015

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Feb 25, 2016
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