H.R.812 - Agent Orange Equity Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] (Introduced 02/18/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/15/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.812 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/18/2011)
Agent Orange Equity Act of 2011 - 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, harbors, waters offshore, and airspace.
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.