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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 41st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2019
Length: 11 pages
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 25, 2019
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 25, 2019.
What legislators are saying
“Senate Passes Rep. Takano’s Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act”
— Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA41] (Sponsor) on Jun 12, 2019
“Courtney Statement Following President Trumps Signing of House-Passed Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act”
— Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 26, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 203: Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
Introduced on Jan 3, 2019. 86% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 1195: Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
Introduced on Apr 11, 2019. 91% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 1381: A bill 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 ...
Introduced on May 9, 2019. 74% incorporated. (compare text)
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