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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

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.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
06/25/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 382 - 0 (Roll no. 289).(text: CR H5611-5614)
05/18/2018Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-680.
01/05/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (20)

Date Chamber All Actions
08/01/2018SenateCommittee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-616.
06/28/2018SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
06/26/2018SenateReceived in the Senate.
06/25/2018-6:54pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/25/2018-6:54pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 382 - 0 (Roll no. 289). (text: CR H5611-5614)
06/25/2018-6:31pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5620-5621)
06/25/2018-5:14pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
06/25/2018-4:40pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 299.
06/25/2018-4:40pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5611-5620)
06/25/2018-4:40pmHouseMr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
05/18/2018HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.
05/18/2018HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-680.
05/08/2018HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/08/2018HouseSubcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Discharged.
05/08/2018HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
11/02/2017HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
04/05/2017HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
01/19/2017HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
01/05/2017HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
01/05/2017HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (330)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]* 01/05/2017
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21]* 01/05/2017
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 01/05/2017
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15]* 01/05/2017
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2]* 01/05/2017
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 01/06/2017
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 01/06/2017
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17] 01/06/2017
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 01/06/2017
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 01/06/2017
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] 01/06/2017
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 01/06/2017
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 01/06/2017
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 01/06/2017
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] 01/06/2017
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 01/06/2017
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] 01/06/2017
Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-11] 01/06/2017
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25] 01/06/2017
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 01/06/2017
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 01/06/2017
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 01/06/2017
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 01/06/2017
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 01/06/2017
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 01/06/2017
Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3] 01/06/2017
Rep. Nunes, Devin [R-CA-22] 01/06/2017
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 01/06/2017
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] 01/06/2017
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 01/06/2017
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 01/06/2017
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 01/06/2017
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 01/06/2017
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 01/06/2017
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 01/06/2017
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 01/06/2017
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] 01/06/2017
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 01/06/2017
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 01/06/2017
Rep. Massie, Thomas [R-KY-4] 01/06/2017
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 01/06/2017
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 01/06/2017
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 01/06/2017
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21] 01/06/2017
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 01/09/2017
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 01/09/2017
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 01/09/2017
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 01/09/2017
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 01/09/2017
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] 01/09/2017
Rep. Comstock, Barbara [R-VA-10] 01/09/2017
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] 01/09/2017
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6] 01/09/2017
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 01/09/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 01/09/2017
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 01/09/2017
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 01/09/2017
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 01/09/2017
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 01/09/2017
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] 01/09/2017
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 01/09/2017
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 01/10/2017
Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1] 01/10/2017
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] 01/10/2017
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 01/10/2017
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] 01/10/2017
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 01/10/2017
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 01/10/2017
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1] 01/10/2017
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 01/10/2017
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 01/10/2017
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 01/10/2017
Rep. Young, David [R-IA-3] 01/10/2017
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 01/10/2017
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 01/10/2017
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 01/10/2017
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 01/10/2017
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 01/10/2017
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 01/10/2017
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 01/10/2017
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 01/10/2017
Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] 01/10/2017
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 01/10/2017
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 01/13/2017
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 01/13/2017
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 01/13/2017
Rep. Jenkins, Evan H. [R-WV-3] 01/13/2017
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 01/13/2017
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15] 01/13/2017
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 01/13/2017
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 01/13/2017
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 01/13/2017
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 01/13/2017
Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] 01/13/2017
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 01/13/2017
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 01/13/2017
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 01/13/2017
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 01/13/2017
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-48] 01/13/2017
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 01/13/2017
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 01/13/2017
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 01/13/2017
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 01/13/2017
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 01/13/2017
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 01/13/2017
Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] 01/13/2017
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 01/13/2017
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 01/13/2017
Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3] 01/13/2017
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 01/13/2017
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 01/13/2017
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 01/13/2017
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 01/13/2017
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 01/13/2017
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 01/13/2017
Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] 01/13/2017
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 01/13/2017
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5] 01/13/2017
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 01/13/2017
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 01/24/2017
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 01/24/2017
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 01/24/2017
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 01/24/2017
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 01/24/2017
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 01/24/2017
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 01/24/2017
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 01/24/2017
Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] 01/24/2017
Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] 01/24/2017
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 01/24/2017
Rep. Faso, John J. [R-NY-19] 01/24/2017
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] 01/24/2017
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3] 01/24/2017
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 01/24/2017
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 01/24/2017
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] 01/24/2017
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 01/24/2017
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 01/24/2017
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 01/24/2017
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 01/24/2017
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] 01/24/2017
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 02/02/2017
Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18] 02/02/2017
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 02/02/2017
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 02/02/2017
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 02/02/2017
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 02/02/2017
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 02/02/2017
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 02/02/2017
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 02/02/2017
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 02/02/2017
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] 02/02/2017
Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1] 02/06/2017
Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1] 02/06/2017
Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] 02/06/2017
Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] 02/06/2017
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 02/06/2017
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 02/06/2017
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] 02/06/2017
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 02/06/2017
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 02/06/2017
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 02/06/2017
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 02/06/2017
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1] 02/06/2017
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1] 02/06/2017
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 02/06/2017
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 02/06/2017
Rep. Love, Mia B. [R-UT-4] 02/06/2017
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 02/13/2017
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 02/13/2017
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] 02/13/2017
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4] 02/13/2017
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8] 02/13/2017
Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2] 02/13/2017
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 02/16/2017
Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] 02/16/2017
Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14] 02/16/2017
Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] 02/16/2017
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 02/16/2017
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 02/16/2017
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 02/16/2017
Rep. Blum, Rod [R-IA-1] 02/16/2017
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 02/16/2017
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12] 02/16/2017
Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6] 02/16/2017
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 02/16/2017
Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] 02/16/2017
Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3] 02/28/2017
Rep. Dunn, Neal P. [R-FL-2] 02/28/2017
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] 02/28/2017
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] 02/28/2017
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 02/28/2017
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] 02/28/2017
Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11] 02/28/2017
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 02/28/2017
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 02/28/2017
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 02/28/2017
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 02/28/2017
Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large] 02/28/2017
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 02/28/2017
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] 03/07/2017
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 03/07/2017
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] 03/07/2017
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 03/07/2017
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] 03/07/2017
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 03/07/2017
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 03/07/2017
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 03/07/2017
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] 03/07/2017
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 03/07/2017
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] 03/07/2017
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 03/07/2017
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 03/07/2017
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] 03/07/2017
Rep. Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS-At Large] 03/10/2017
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 03/10/2017
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] 03/10/2017
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 03/10/2017
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 03/10/2017
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1] 03/16/2017
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] 03/16/2017
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 03/16/2017
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 03/16/2017
Rep. Taylor, Scott [R-VA-2] 03/16/2017
Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49] 03/21/2017
Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] 03/21/2017
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 03/21/2017
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 03/21/2017
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 03/21/2017
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 03/21/2017
Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-4] 03/21/2017
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 03/24/2017
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 03/24/2017
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] 03/24/2017
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 03/24/2017
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 03/24/2017
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 03/29/2017
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 03/29/2017
Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6] 03/29/2017
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] 03/29/2017
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 03/29/2017
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 03/29/2017
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 03/29/2017
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 03/29/2017
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 03/29/2017
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 04/03/2017
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 04/03/2017
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 04/03/2017
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 04/03/2017
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 04/03/2017
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 04/03/2017
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 04/06/2017
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 04/06/2017
Rep. Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA-16] 04/06/2017
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] 04/14/2017
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 04/14/2017
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 04/14/2017
Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2] 04/14/2017
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 04/28/2017
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 05/03/2017
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 05/03/2017
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 05/03/2017
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 05/03/2017
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 05/03/2017
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 05/03/2017
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 05/17/2017
Rep. Kihuen, Ruben J. [D-NV-4] 05/17/2017
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 05/17/2017
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 05/17/2017
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 05/17/2017
Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] 05/22/2017
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] 05/22/2017
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2] 05/24/2017
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 05/24/2017
Rep. Jordan, Jim [R-OH-4] 05/24/2017
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 06/07/2017
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 06/07/2017
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 06/15/2017
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 06/20/2017
Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] 06/22/2017
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 06/29/2017
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] 07/13/2017
Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7] 07/13/2017
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 07/13/2017
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 07/13/2017
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 07/26/2017
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 07/26/2017
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 07/26/2017
Rep. Amash, Justin [R-MI-3] 08/04/2017
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 08/18/2017
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] 08/18/2017
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 09/07/2017
Rep. Estes, Ron [R-KS-4] 09/12/2017
Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5] 09/18/2017
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] 09/25/2017
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 09/25/2017
Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] 09/27/2017
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 10/02/2017
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 10/04/2017
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 10/04/2017
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 10/12/2017
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 10/12/2017
Rep. Garrett, Thomas A., Jr. [R-VA-5] 10/19/2017
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 10/19/2017
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 10/23/2017
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 10/24/2017
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 10/25/2017
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 10/31/2017
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] 10/31/2017
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 10/31/2017
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11] 11/09/2017
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 12/21/2017
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9] 12/21/2017
Rep. Handel, Karen C. [R-GA-6] 12/21/2017
Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] 02/06/2018
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 02/23/2018
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 03/06/2018
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 03/08/2018
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4] 03/08/2018
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 03/19/2018
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 04/05/2018
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 04/17/2018
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 05/17/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Veterans' Affairs01/05/2017 Referred to
11/02/2017 Markup by
05/08/2018 Markup by
05/18/2018 Reported by H. Rept. 115-680
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs01/19/2017 Referred to
04/05/2017 Hearings by
05/08/2018 Discharged from
Senate Veterans' Affairs06/28/2018 Referred to
08/01/2018 Hearings by

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (05/18/2018)

This bill extends the presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with herbicide exposure to veterans who served: (1) in the territorial seas of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, or (2) in or near the Korean demilitarized zone between September 1, 1967, and August 31, 1971. Under a presumption of service-connection, specific disabilities diagnosed in certain veterans are presumed to have been caused by the circumstances of their military service. Health care benefits and disability compensation may then be awarded.

The bill extends eligibility for health care, vocational training and rehabilitation, and monetary allowance to children with spina bifida who have at least one veteran parent who may have been exposed to an herbicide agent while serving in Thailand between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975.

The bill revises the VA's home loan guaranty program to adjust loan fee rates and eliminate the limit on guaranty amount that is based on the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) conforming loan limit.

The VA shall permit a VA-approved appraiser to make a housing loan appraisal based solely on information gathered by a person with whom the appraiser has entered into an agreement for such services.