H.R.6659: Health Care for Burn Pit Veterans Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 9, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 9, 2022

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99 (4 Democrats, 95 Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Health Care for Burn Pit Veterans Act This bill updates policies and procedures related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care and benefits for veterans who have been exposed to toxic substances. Specifically, the bill extends the eligibility period for VA hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care for combat veterans who served after September 11, 2001, and were exposed to toxic substances, radiation, or other...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 9, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Feb. 9, 2022

Introduced in the House by Mike Bost (R-Ill.)

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