S.529 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to modify the commencement date of the period of service at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, for eligibility for hospital care and medical services in connection with exposure to contaminated water, and for other purposes.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC] (Introduced 03/12/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/09/2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-203. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.529 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/12/2013)
Changes the commencement for the period of military service at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, for purposes of eligibility for hospital care and medical services for specified illnesses or conditions related to exposure to contaminated water at such installation, from January 1, 1957, to either August 1, 1953, or an earlier date that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), in consultation with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, shall specify.
Requires the Secretary to publish in the Federal Register any earlier date chosen.