H.R.299: Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

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Bill Cosponsors

333 (203 Democrats, 130 Republicans)

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Week Ending Rank
June 30, 2019 9th
June 16, 2019 10th
May 18, 2019 8th

Bill Summary

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 This bill addresses certain health benefit and home loan programs for veterans. Specifically, the bill extends the presumption of service-connection for certain diseases associated with herbicide (e.g., Agent Orange) exposure to veterans who served (1) offshore of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, or (2) in or near the Korean Demilitarized Zone between September 1, 1967, and August...

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There are 68 statements associated with H.R.299.

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Bill Actions

Date Description
June 25, 2019

Became Public Law No: 116-23.

June 25, 2019

Signed by President.

June 19, 2019
Presented to President.
June 13, 2019
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
June 12, 2019

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.

June 12, 2019

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3450)

May 15, 2019
Received in the Senate.
May 15, 2019
Received in the Senate, read twice.
May 14, 2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 14, 2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 0 (Roll no. 203). (text: CR H3743-3746)
May 14, 2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3771)
May 14, 2019
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
May 14, 2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 299.
May 14, 2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3743-3751)
May 14, 2019
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 10, 2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 36.
May 10, 2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 116-58.
May 8, 2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 8, 2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 1, 2019
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 1, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Jan. 8, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Jan. 8, 2019

Introduced in the House by Mark Takano (D-Calif.)

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