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H.R. 1713: Lonnie Kilpatrick Central Pacific Relief Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service-connection for certain veterans exposed to certain herbicides while serving in the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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Michael San Nicolas

Sponsor. Representative for Guam. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Mar 13, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Mar 13, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 13, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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San Nicolas introduces bi-partisan bill to address herbicide exposure on central pacific islands
    — Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU0] (Sponsor) on Mar 13, 2019

Amata Cosponsors Two Bills to Support American Samoa Veterans and Pacific Agent Orange Exposure
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 25, 2019

Sapaifaatasi e Amata Pili e Lua e Fesoasoani ai i Vetereni a Amerika Samoa ma le Pasefika na Aafia i le Agent Orange
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 25, 2019

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Mar 13, 2019

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