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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Defense to establish a commission to collect and investigate reports by members of the Armed Forces of illnesses incurred during or shortly following their service in combat zones during a war or contingency operation.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
08/18/1994Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
08/25/1994Executive Comment Requested from DOD.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
08/25/1994Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Forces and Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
08/18/1994Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
08/18/1994Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services08/18/1994 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Forces and Personnel08/25/1994 Referred to

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Introduced in House (08/18/1994)

Directs the Secretary of Defense to establish advisory commissions to collect and investigate reports regarding illnesses military personnel believe they incurred as a result of service in a combat zone during a war or contingency operation. Requires cooperation with such a commission by the Secretary, the Secretaries of the military departments, and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Requires each commission to prepare a registry of all illnesses reported in connection with the war or operation for submission to the Secretaries and the Congress.