H.R.2254 - Agent Orange Equity Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] (Introduced 05/05/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/08/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2254 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/05/2009)
Agent Orange Equity Act of 2009 - Includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam, for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while in Vietnam, such Republic's inland waterways, ports, and harbors, waters offshore, and airspace above.
Includes as veterans eligible for such presumption those who: (1) served on Johnston Island during the period beginning on April 1, 1972, and ending on September 30, 1977; or (2) received the Vietnam Service Medal or the Vietnam Campaign Medal.