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


The USS Mullinix lies in the water off the coast of South Vietnam on Sept. 11, 1966. Members of Congress are trying again this session to pass. House Veterans’ Affairs Committee have reintroduced.

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act fails in Senate | The. – A last-ditch effort to pass H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, failed in the Senate Dec. 10. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., asked her Senate colleagues for unanimous consent to pass the legislation. Unanimous consent can precipitate the passage of a bill, but it can also be stopped if just one senator objects. Sen.

Jun 25, 2018. H.R. 299 (115th). To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes. In, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

House Passes Legislation to Extend Benefits to Blue Water. – 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.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Anthony Brindisi joined parties from both sides of the aisle to pass the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. This new act will give veterans access to earned benefits for those who served in the territorial waters off the shores of vietnam and were exposed to agent orange.

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, on Monday (June 25). The bill, co-sponsored by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), included.

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.

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