Federal - S 555

Mark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act of 2019

Introduced

February 26, 2019

Description

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the treatment of veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll as radiation exposed veterans for purposes of the presumption of service-connection of certain disabilities by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 15

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  • March 26, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
  • Feb. 26, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 14

    Baldwin, (D-Wis.)King, A. (I-Maine)Tester, (D-Mont.)
    Collins, S. (R-Maine)Klobuchar, (D-Minn.)Tillis, (R-N.C.)
    Coons, (D-Del.)Leahy, (D-Vt.)Warren, (D-Mass.)
    Harris, K. (D-Calif.)Markey, (D-Mass.)Wyden, (D-Ore.)
    Hirono, (D-Hawaii)Merkley, (D-Ore.)
  • Feb. 26, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. S1492