H.R.2371: Veterans’ Right to Breathe Act

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Veterans' Right to Breathe Act This bill provides a presumption of service-connection to burn pit-exposed veterans for certain diseases. Under a presumption of service-connection, specific conditions diagnosed in certain veterans are presumed to have been caused by the circumstances of their military service. Health care benefits and disability compensation may then be awarded. A burn pit-exposed veteran is a veteran who was supporting a...

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July 14, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
April 5, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
April 5, 2021

Introduced in the House by Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.)

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