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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to transfer from the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to the Secretary of Health and Human Services the responsibility to conduct an epidemiological study of the long-term health effects in humans of exposure to phenoxy herbicides (including Agent Orange).


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/23/1982Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date
09/23/1982Referred to House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/23/1982Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Edgar, Robert W. [D-PA-7]* 10/01/1982
Rep. Fithian, Floyd J. [D-IN-2]* 10/01/1982
Rep. LaFalce, John J. [D-NY-36]* 10/01/1982

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs09/23/1982 Referred to

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Subjects (8)


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Introduced in House (09/23/1982)

Amends the Veterans Health Programs Extension and Improvement Act of 1979 to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, rather than the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs, to conduct the epidemiological study of the long-term health effects on humans of exposure to phenoxy herbicides (including Agent Orange).