To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2018
Length: 20 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 25, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Renacci Applauds Passage of the Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Act”
— Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 29, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 299 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 299. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018, H.R. 299, 115th Cong. (2017).
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