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

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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.