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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Expedite Agent Orange Coverage Act of 2020

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to prescribe regulations providing that a presumption of service connection is warranted for a disease with a positive association with exposure to a herbicide agent, and for other purposes.

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Date Actions Overview
03/11/2020Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
03/11/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]* 03/11/2020
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 03/11/2020
Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]* 03/11/2020
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]* 03/11/2020

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Senate Veterans' Affairs03/11/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/11/2020)

Expedite Agent Orange Coverage Act of 2020

This bill reinstates and extends through September 30, 2025, the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to determine and regulate diseases that warrant a presumption of service-connection after exposure to an herbicide agent. Under a presumption of service-connection, specific diseases diagnosed in certain veterans are presumed to have been caused by the circumstances of their military service. Health care benefits may then be awarded.