Summary: H.R.1494 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/11/2013)

Blue Water Navy Ship Accountability Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to: (1) review the logs of each Navy ship known to have operated in the waters near Vietnam during the Vietnam Era (January 9, 1962, through May 7, 1975); (2) determine, for each such ship, the date(s) so operated and its closest proximity to shore during such operation; and (3) provide such information to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA). Requires the VA Secretary to make such unclassified information publicly available.