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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2017
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Walorski Applauds House Passage of Benefits for WWII Veterans Exposed to Mustard Gas”
— Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] (Sponsor) on Jul 24, 2017
Sep 21, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6096 (114th).
Mar 2, 2017
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H.R. 1359 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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