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S. 3444: Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 11, 2020 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3444

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 11, 2020

(for himself, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Brown, Mr. Bennet, Ms. Warren, Mr. Casey, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mr. Markey, Mr. Udall, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Peters, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Booker, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Coons, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Reed, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Schatz, Ms. Rosen, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Warner, Mr. Whitehouse, Mrs. Shaheen, Ms. Smith, Mr. Leahy, Ms. Hassan, Mrs. Murray, and Ms. Harris) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the list of diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents for which there is a presumption of service connection for veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020.

2.

Additional diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents for which there is a presumption of service connection for veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam

Section 1116(a)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraphs:

(I)

Parkinsonism.

(J)

Bladder cancer.

(K)

Hypertension.

(L)

Hypothyroidism.

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