US SB3446 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Introduced on March 11 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-03-11 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Pending: Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Reinstates and extends through September 30, 2025, the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to determine and regulate diseases that warrant a presumption of service-connection after exposure to an herbicide agent. Under a presumption of service-connection, specific diseases diagnosed in certain veterans are presumed to have been caused by the circumstances of their military service. Health care benefits may then be awarded.

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Expedite Agent Orange Coverage Act of 2020



2020-03-11SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB1482 (Related) 2019-03-29 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.


US Congress State Sources

Bill Comments 750