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Agent Orange Equity Act of 2009

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.


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10/27/2009Introduced in Senate

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Date
05/19/2010Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
10/27/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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Senate Veterans' Affairs10/27/2009 Referred to
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Introduced in Senate (10/27/2009)

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.