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

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Tidal wave of support in U.S. House to extend Agent Orange benefits to Navy veterans of Vietnam war The bill unanimously passed the House, 410 – 0. "I applaud the House’s passage of the blue water navy vietnam veterans act," said Roe. "This bill will ensure that our Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans receive the long overdue benefits that they earned. Last Congress, while I was Chairman of the Committee, the House unanimously passed nearly.

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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 stalled in the Senate.

The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 aims to grant Department of Veterans Affairs benefits to "Blue Water" Navy veterans who served aboard aircraft carriers, destroyers and other ships.

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, on Monday (June 25) by a vote of 382-0. The bill, co-sponsored by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), included language from Westerman’s H.R. 4843 to extend coverage for children with spina bifida due to a parent’s exposure to Agent Orange.

2019-06-13  · Senate passes bill to extend disability benefits to Blue. Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act. Blue Water navy vets initially. the House in May, now.

House Approves Benefits for Blue Water Navy Veterans. Extending the benefits for 10 years would cost $1.1 billion, according to estimates from the Congressional Budget Office. To make up the cost, the legislation raises fees for servicemembers and veterans who use the VA’s home loan program. The increase amounts to between $2.14.

The Senate unanimously approved a bill Wednesday to extend disability benefits to veterans who served on Navy ships off the coast of Vietnam, signaling the end of a decades-long fight for these.

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WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting the House Veterans Affairs Committee for passing H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017. The VFW-supported bill, which must still be approved by the full House and Senate before going to the president, would restore benefits to thousands of Vietnam veterans, expand inclusive dates to those who.