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Titles (6)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

Short Titles as Reported to House

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

Short Titles as Introduced

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

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 (7)

Date Actions Overview
06/25/2019Became Public Law No: 116-23. (TXT | PDF)
06/25/2019Signed by President.
06/19/2019Presented to President.
06/12/2019Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S3450)
05/14/2019Passed/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): 410 - 0 (Roll no. 203).(text: CR H3743-3746)
05/10/2019Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 116-58.
01/08/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (21)

Date Chamber All Actions
06/25/2019Became Public Law No: 116-23. (TXT | PDF)
06/25/2019Signed by President.
06/19/2019HousePresented to President.
06/13/2019SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
06/12/2019SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3450)
05/15/2019SenateReceived in the Senate, read twice.
05/14/2019-6:57pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/14/2019-6:57pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 0 (Roll no. 203). (text: CR H3743-3746)
05/14/2019-6:31pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3771)
05/14/2019-3:31pmHouseAt 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.
05/14/2019-3:02pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 299.
05/14/2019-3:02pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3743-3751)
05/14/2019-3:02pmHouseMr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
05/10/2019HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 36.
05/10/2019HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 116-58.
05/08/2019HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/08/2019HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/01/2019HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
02/01/2019HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
01/08/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
01/08/2019HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (333)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 01/08/2019
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 01/08/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Massie, Thomas [R-KY-4]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr. [D-CA-39]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3]* 01/08/2019
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-17]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4]* 01/08/2019
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 01/09/2019
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 01/09/2019
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 01/09/2019
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 01/09/2019
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 01/09/2019
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 01/09/2019
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] 01/09/2019
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4] 01/09/2019
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 01/09/2019
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 01/09/2019
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 01/09/2019
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 01/09/2019
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 01/09/2019
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 01/09/2019
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 01/09/2019
Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] 01/09/2019
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] 01/09/2019
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-12] 01/09/2019
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 01/11/2019
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] 01/11/2019
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 01/11/2019
Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] 01/11/2019
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 01/11/2019
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1] 01/11/2019
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] 01/11/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 01/11/2019
Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] 01/11/2019
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 01/11/2019
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1] 01/11/2019
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 01/11/2019
Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6] 01/15/2019
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 01/15/2019
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 01/15/2019
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-16] 01/15/2019
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 01/15/2019
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 01/15/2019
Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [D-NJ-2] 01/15/2019
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 01/15/2019
Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] 01/15/2019
Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1] 01/15/2019
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] 01/17/2019
Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] 01/17/2019
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 01/17/2019
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 01/17/2019
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 01/17/2019
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 01/17/2019
Rep. Gianforte, Greg [R-MT-At Large] 01/17/2019
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-15] 01/17/2019
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 01/17/2019
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 01/17/2019
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 01/17/2019
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 01/17/2019
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 01/17/2019
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] 01/17/2019
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 01/17/2019
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 01/23/2019
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] 01/23/2019
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 01/23/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 01/23/2019
Rep. Reschenthaler, Guy [R-PA-14] 01/23/2019
Rep. Lesko, Debbie [R-AZ-8] 01/23/2019
Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1] 01/23/2019
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 01/23/2019
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 01/23/2019
Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] 01/23/2019
Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18] 01/23/2019
Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] 01/23/2019
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 01/24/2019
Rep. Hern, Kevin [R-OK-1] 01/24/2019
Rep. Mitchell, Paul [R-MI-10] 01/24/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 01/24/2019
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 01/24/2019
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] 01/24/2019
Rep. Spano, Ross [R-FL-15] 01/24/2019
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 01/24/2019
Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22] 01/30/2019
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-1] 01/30/2019
Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] 01/30/2019
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 01/30/2019
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 01/30/2019
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6] 01/30/2019
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] 01/30/2019
Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3] 01/30/2019
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 01/30/2019
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 01/30/2019
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] 01/30/2019
Rep. Meuser, Daniel [R-PA-9] 01/30/2019
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 01/30/2019
Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1] 01/30/2019
Rep. Steube, W. Gregory [R-FL-17] 02/07/2019
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 02/07/2019
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10] 02/07/2019
Rep. Watkins, Steven C., Jr. [R-KS-2] 02/07/2019
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] 02/07/2019
Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11] 02/07/2019
Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] 02/07/2019
Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-11] 02/07/2019
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] 02/07/2019
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27] 02/07/2019
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4] 02/07/2019
Rep. Miller, Carol D. [R-WV-3] 02/07/2019
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2] 02/07/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7] 02/07/2019
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 02/07/2019
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 02/07/2019
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1] 02/07/2019
Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1] 02/07/2019
Rep. Amash, Justin [R-MI-3] 02/07/2019
Rep. Joyce, John [R-PA-13] 02/07/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 02/07/2019
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 02/07/2019
Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] 02/07/2019
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] 02/07/2019
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 02/11/2019
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 02/11/2019
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 02/11/2019
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4] 02/11/2019
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 02/11/2019
Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] 02/11/2019
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 02/11/2019
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] 02/11/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 02/11/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 02/11/2019
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 02/11/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 02/13/2019
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] 02/13/2019
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 02/13/2019
Rep. Hill, Katie [D-CA-25] 02/13/2019
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 02/13/2019
Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49] 02/13/2019
Rep. Riggleman, Denver [R-VA-5] 02/13/2019
Rep. Baird, James R. [R-IN-4] 02/13/2019
Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-10] 02/13/2019
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29] 02/13/2019
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] 02/13/2019
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2] 02/13/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 02/13/2019
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] 02/13/2019
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 02/13/2019
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 02/25/2019
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] 02/25/2019
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 02/25/2019
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 02/25/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 02/25/2019
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26] 02/25/2019
Rep. Gonzalez, Anthony [R-OH-16] 02/25/2019
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] 02/25/2019
Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] 02/25/2019
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 02/25/2019
Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5] 02/25/2019
Rep. Horn, Kendra S. [D-OK-5] 02/25/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 02/25/2019
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 02/25/2019
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 02/25/2019
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 02/25/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9] 02/25/2019
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 02/25/2019
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 02/25/2019
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 02/25/2019
Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] 02/26/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 02/26/2019
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5] 02/26/2019
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] 02/26/2019
Rep. Stauber, Pete [R-MN-8] 02/26/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5] 02/26/2019
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] 02/26/2019
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. [D-IL-4] 02/26/2019
Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32] 02/26/2019
Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] 02/26/2019
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 02/26/2019
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 02/26/2019
Rep. Cunningham, Joe [D-SC-1] 03/06/2019
Rep. Holding, George [R-NC-2] 03/06/2019
Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3] 03/06/2019
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 03/06/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 03/06/2019
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 03/06/2019
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3] 03/06/2019
Rep. Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS-At Large] 03/06/2019
Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] 03/06/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 03/06/2019
Rep. Cline, Ben [R-VA-6] 03/06/2019
Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1] 03/06/2019
Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] 03/06/2019
Rep. Steil, Bryan [R-WI-1] 03/06/2019
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] 03/06/2019
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] 03/06/2019
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] 03/06/2019
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 03/06/2019
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 03/06/2019
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 03/06/2019
Rep. Hagedorn, Jim [R-MN-1] 03/06/2019
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 03/06/2019
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 03/06/2019
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 03/06/2019
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 03/06/2019
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 03/08/2019
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 03/08/2019
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 03/08/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] 03/08/2019
Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3] 03/08/2019
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 03/08/2019
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] 03/08/2019
Rep. San Nicolas, Michael F. Q. [D-GU-At Large] 03/18/2019
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 03/18/2019
Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] 03/18/2019
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 03/18/2019
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 03/18/2019
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 03/18/2019
Rep. Gooden, Lance [R-TX-5] 03/18/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 03/18/2019
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 03/18/2019
Rep. Torres Small, Xochitl [D-NM-2] 03/18/2019
Rep. Armstrong, Kelly [R-ND-At Large] 03/18/2019
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 03/18/2019
Rep. Pence, Greg [R-IN-6] 03/18/2019
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] 03/18/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 03/18/2019
Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] 03/18/2019
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16] 03/18/2019
Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48] 03/18/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 03/21/2019
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 03/21/2019
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 03/27/2019
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 03/27/2019
Rep. Cox, TJ [D-CA-21] 03/27/2019
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] 03/27/2019
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 03/27/2019
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11] 03/27/2019
Rep. Taylor, Van [R-TX-3] 03/27/2019
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] 03/27/2019
Rep. Golden, Jared F. [D-ME-2] 03/27/2019
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] 03/27/2019
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 03/27/2019
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 03/27/2019
Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6] 03/27/2019
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 03/27/2019
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 04/09/2019
Rep. Jordan, Jim [R-OH-4] 04/09/2019
Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19] 04/09/2019
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] 04/09/2019
Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] 05/07/2019
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5] 05/07/2019
Rep. Green, Mark E. [R-TN-7] 05/07/2019
Rep. Cloud, Michael [R-TX-27] 05/07/2019
Rep. Timmons, William R. IV [R-SC-4] 05/07/2019
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3] 05/07/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 05/07/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 05/07/2019
Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9] 05/07/2019
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] 05/07/2019

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House Veterans' Affairs01/08/2019 Referred to
05/08/2019 Markup by
05/10/2019 Reported by H. Rept. 116-58
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs02/01/2019 Referred to
05/01/2019 Hearings by

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Public Law No: 116-23 (06/25/2019)

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

This bill addresses certain health benefit and home loan programs for veterans.

Specifically, the bill extends the presumption of service-connection for certain diseases associated with herbicide (e.g., Agent Orange) exposure to veterans who served (1) offshore 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 or diseases 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 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must report on the Follow-up Study of a National Cohort of Gulf War and Gulf War Era Veterans.

Additionally, the bill revises the VA home loan guaranty program to adjust loan fee rates and eliminate the limit on the amount of a loan for which the VA may provide a guaranty of 25%. Under current law, these loan guarantees are subject to a limit on loan size determined by Freddie Mac.

The bill removes the cap on a direct housing loan amount that may be made to a Native American veteran purchasing a home located on tribal land held in federal trust.

The bill also waives loan fees for active duty Purple Heart recipients.

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.