S. 332: Agent Orange Exposure Fairness Act of 2019

CBO Score

$1 million

Date of Report

Tue September 29th, 2020

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to remove the manifestation period required for the presumptions of service connection for chloracne, porphyria cutanea tarda, and acute and subacute peripheral neuropathy associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Richard Blumenthal — D — CT

Requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to brief Congress and report on the efforts of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide benefits to veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, and have specified diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents (i.e., chloracne, porphyria cutanea tarda, or acute or subacute peripheral neuropathy). The VA must implement recommendations from the GAO report related t...

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