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Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the list of diseases presumed to have a service connection to exposure to certain herbicide agents.


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01/15/2020Introduced in House

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01/15/2020Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/15/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Veterans' Affairs01/15/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/15/2020)

Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act

This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents while serving in Vietnam. Under a presumption of service-connection, specific conditions 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.