To provide for the reconsideration of claims for disability compensation for veterans who were the subjects of experiments by the Department of Defense during World War II that were conducted to assess the effects of mustard gas or lewisite on people, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on September 21, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Costello, Walorski introduce bill to aid World War II veterans exposed to chemical weapons”
— Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 23, 2016
Sep 21, 2016
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Mar 2, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1359 (115th).
H.R. 6096 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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