H.R.3948 - To maintain health care coverage for veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs for tobacco related illnesses, and to provide for additional authorization of appropriations for the Department.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Klink, Ron [D-PA-4] (Introduced 05/22/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/22/1998 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3948 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/22/1998)
Entitles to veterans' disability compensation a veteran whose disease or injury is attributable in whole or part to the use of tobacco products.
Authorizes an additional $1 billion for FY 1999 for the Department of Veterans Affairs.