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Palomares Veterans Act of 2018

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connected disability for certain veterans who served in Palomares, Spain, and for other purposes.

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08/23/2018Introduced in Senate

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08/23/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 08/23/2018
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]* 08/23/2018

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Senate Veterans' Affairs08/23/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (08/23/2018)

Palomares Veterans Act of 2018

This bill includes veterans who participated in the cleanup of radioactive materials at Palomares, Spain, from January 17, 1966 through March 31, 1967, as radiation exposed veterans for purposes of the Department of Veterans Affairs presumption of service-connection for specified cancers and other radiogenic disorders.

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.