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S. 810: Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2021

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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 to include hypertension, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Mar 17, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Mar 17, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 17, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Cosponsors

22 Cosponsors (22 Democrats)

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 17, 2021
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 28, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 810 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 810. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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