Text: H.R.5610 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/15/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5610


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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 15, 2020

Mr. Harder of California (for himself and Mr. Stauber) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act”.

SEC. 2. Additional diseases presumed to have a service connection to exposure to certain herbicide agents.

Section 1116(a)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraphs:

“(I) Parkinsonism.

“(J) Bladder cancer.

“(K) Hypertension.

“(L) Hypothyroidism.”.


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