A bill 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. Senator for New York. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“VIDEO: Heller Continues His Push to Extend Disability Benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans”
— Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 26, 2018
“Heller Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Veterans in Reno”
— Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 14, 2018
Mar 9, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 681 (114th).
Feb 16, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 25, 2018
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 299 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 422 (115th).
Apr 11, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1195 (116th).
S. 422 (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 S. 422. 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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