Courtney is an original co-sponsor of theVietnam Veterans Act, which passed the House by a unanimous vote of 410-0. "For 17 years, Blue Water Navy veterans have been forced to endure an insult on top of the injuries they sustained due to exposure to Agent Orange," said Congressman Courtney.
H.R. 299, The Blue extend disability benefits covering medical conditions associated with Agent Orange to Blue Water Navy veterans., passed unanimously out of the House June 25, with a vote of 382-0. The legislation will
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"The Blue Water Navy bill passing with bipartisan support in the House is an important step forward and Sen. Gillibrand looks forward to working with the Veterans Affairs Committee to get this bill passed in the Senate and signed into law as soon as possible," Gillibrand spokeswoman Alexandria Phillips said.
The House of Representatives voted unanimously Tuesday evening to pass HR 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. The bill would provide benefits to "Blue Water" Navy veterans who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange while on ship despite never setting foot on the ground.
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House again passes ‘Blue Water’ Navy benefits bill with unanimous support. For the second time in less than a year, the House unanimously approved a bill Tuesday that would extend benefits to Vietnam War sailors who have fought for years to prove they were exposed to the chemical herbicide Agent.
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After a unanimous victory in the House Tuesday night, legislation to grant benefits for Agent Orange exposure to Navy veterans who served in the waters off Vietnam will move to the Senate – where it failed to pass last year. The bill passed 410-0. Last year, the House passed relief for Blue Water.