WASHINGTON – The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously passing H.R. 299, theVietnam Veterans Act of 2019. "The VFW salutes the united support of the entire House," said VFW National Commander B.J. Lawrence.
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"I applaud the House’s passage of the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act," said Roe. "This bill will ensure that our Bluethe long overdue benefits that they earned. Last Congress, while I was Chairman of the Committee, the House unanimously passed nearly identical legislation. Unfortunately, despite the steadfast efforts of Chairman Isakson and Ranking Member Tester, that bill stalled in the Senate. I want to thank Chairman Takano for reintroducing this.
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Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) praised the passage of the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 (H.R. 299). The House of Representatives passed the bill last night with a vote of 410-0. It now moves to the Senate for a vote. The bill would provide benefits to 90,000 Blue Water Navy veterans who were exposed to dioxin – a toxin found in Agent Orange —
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.
The Senate has unanimously passed the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, meaning the bill is now headed to the president’s desk to be signed into law. This is a tremendous development for our veterans, and one we were not able to accomplish last year: the bill passed the House but never made it out.
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US Senate Approves Bill to Extend Disability Benefits to Blue Water Navy Veterans. off the coast of Vietnam, known as Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans.. The legislation passed by both the House and Senate will extend.