US House passes legislation to extend Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans benefits

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Blumenthal 'blue water navy' bill Would Extend Benefits To. to pass legislation that would compensate Vietnam War veterans who. A similar bill has already passed unanimously in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage of the bipartisan Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, which she cosponsored and supported in a prior Committee vote last week. On Tuesday, Congresswoman Amata and other Congressional leaders held a press event on the U.S. Capitol grounds in support of the Blue Water Navy Veterans and

The bill, known as the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, or H.R. 299, would extend eligibility for health care and disability benefits to. It had received backing from the VFW, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, and. The bill passed the House 382-0 in June, but when it came up for.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Chairman Mark Takano (D-Cali.) and Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) released the following statements after the House passed the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, H.R. 299.The bill unanimously passed the House, 410 – 0. "I am so proud to say the House has finally passed the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act," said Chairman Takano.

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The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 will extend benefits to servicemembers that served in the territorial waters off the coast of Vietnam and were exposed to Agent Orange. This was the first bill chairman takano introduced this Congress after a similar bill was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives last Congress but.