H.CON.RES.161: Expressing the sense of Congress that those who served in the bays, harbors, and territorial seas of the Republic of Vietnam during the period beginning on January 9, 1962, and ending on May 7, 1975, should be presumed to have been exposed to the toxin Ag

About This Bill

  • Introduced Sept. 22, 2016
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 26, 2016

Bill Summary

Recognizes that the intent of the Agent Orange Act of 1991 included the presumption that veterans who served in the Armed Forces in the bays, harbors, and territorial seas of the Republic of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, were exposed to Agent Orange. Expresses the intent that such veterans who served in those areas and other areas exposed to Agent Orange who have been diagnosed with connected medical conditions should be...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 26, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Sept. 22, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Sept. 22, 2016

Introduced in the House by Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.)

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