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Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017

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A bill 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 (1)

02/16/2017Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

02/16/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (53)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Heitkamp, Heidi [D-ND]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Kaine, Tim [D-VA]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD]* 02/16/2017
Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK] 02/17/2017
Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] 02/17/2017
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] 02/27/2017
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] 02/27/2017
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] 02/28/2017
Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] 02/28/2017
Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] 03/01/2017
Sen. Franken, Al [D-MN] 03/01/2017
Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] 03/01/2017
Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] 03/06/2017
Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] 03/08/2017
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] 03/14/2017
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] 03/14/2017
Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] 03/21/2017
Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] 03/21/2017
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] 03/21/2017
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] 03/27/2017
Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] 05/09/2017
Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] 05/11/2017
Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] 10/26/2017
Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND] 11/08/2017
Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] 12/05/2017
Sen. Young, Todd C. [R-IN] 03/01/2018
Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL] 03/12/2018
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] 03/12/2018
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 03/15/2018
Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA] 04/16/2018
Sen. Donnelly, Joe [D-IN] 07/17/2018
Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] 07/30/2018
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] 12/06/2018

Committees (1)

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Senate Veterans' Affairs02/16/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/16/2017)

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017

This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while in Vietnam.