Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arkansas's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on January 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act Passes House; Westerman Language Extending Benefits to Children of Agent Orange Victims Included in Bill”
— Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4] (Sponsor) on Jun 25, 2018
“Rep. Westerman Testifies Before House VA Committee on Agent Orange Bill”
— Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4] (Sponsor) on May 16, 2018
Jan 18, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 10, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2201.
H.R. 4843 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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To modify the presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in the Armed Forces in Thailand during the Vietnam era, and for other purposes, H.R. 4843, 115th Cong. (2018).
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