Summary: H.R.6941 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/27/2018)

Agent Orange Exposure Fairness Act

This bill reinstates and extends the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to determine and regulate diseases that warrant a presumption of service connection after exposure to a herbicide agent. Under a presumption of service connection, specific diseases diagnosed in certain veterans are presumed to have been caused by the circumstances of their military service. Health care benefits may then be awarded.