A BILL, H.R. 299 HAS BEEN INTRODUCED INTO THE 115TH HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND NOW HAS OVER 328 CO-SPONSORS. A SIMILAR BILL S-422 WAS INTRODUCED INTO THE SENATE AND NOW HAS 50 CO-SPONSORS.
Nearly half of the surviving hundred thousand members of the United State Navy and Fleet Marine services who served in Vietnam between 1962 and 1975 may currently be suffering disabilities from the effects of dioxin, found in Agent Orange. These service members are now being denied all service connected health care from the VA and disability compensation for these diseases by the Department of Veterans Affairs.