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H.R.1372: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a registry of certain veterans who were stationed at or underwent training at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown, New Brunswick, Canada, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor Michael H. Michaud, D-Maine
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), within one year after the enactment of this Act, to establish and maintain a special record to be known as the Canadian Forces Base Gagetown Health Registry containing the name of each individual who, while serving in the Armed Forces, was stationed at or underwent training at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown, New Brunswick, Canada (Gagetown), during the period beginning on January 1, 1956, and ending on December 31, 2006, and who: (1) applies for care or services from the VA; (2) files a claim for compensation on the basis of any disability which may be associated with such service; (3) dies and is survived by a spouse, child, or parent who files a claim for dependency and indemnity compensation on the basis of such service; (4) requests a health examination from the VA; or (5) receives such health examination and requests inclusion in the Registry. Requires the Secretary, upon request, to provide such health examination, as well as ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
April 2, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 21, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
March 21, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs