H.R. 2097: Legacies of War Recognition and Unexploded Ordnance Removal Act

CBO Score

$238 million

Date of Report

Mon August 26th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To recognize the Hmong, Khmer, Laotian, and other ethnic groups commonly referred to as Montagnards, who supported and defended the Armed Forces during the conflict in Southeast Asia, authorize assistance to support activities relating to clearance of unexploded ordnance and other explosive remnants of war, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sean Duffy — R — WI

Authorizes the appropriation of $50 million each year over the 2020-2024 period for assistance to Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. The amounts would be used to locate and clear unexploded weapons and to provide humanitarian assistance. The bill also would require the President to brief the Congress each year about that assistance.

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