H. R. 566
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 15, 2019
Mr. Courtney (for himself, Mr. Young, and Mr. Larson of Connecticut) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to remove the manifestation period required for the presumptions of service connection for chloracne, porphyria cutanea tarda, and acute and subacute peripheral neuropathy associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents.
This Act may be cited as the
Agent Orange Exposure Fairness Act.
Removal of manifestation period required for presumptions of service connection for certain diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents
Section 1116(a)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—
in subparagraph (C), by striking
within one and all that follows through
in subparagraph (E), by striking
within a and all that follows through
by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
Acute and subacute peripheral neuropathy becoming manifest to a degree of disability of 10 percent or more.