Amendment introduced yesterday by Senator Gillibrand of New York:
112th Congress (2011-2012)
TEXT OF AMENDMENTS -- (Senate - September 11, 2012)
SA 2784. Mrs. GILLIBRAND submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her to the bill S. 3457, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a veterans’ jobs corps, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table, as follows:
On page 18, between lines 5 and 6, insert the following:
SEC. 7. CLARIFICATION OF PRESUMPTIONS OF EXPOSURE FOR VETERANS WHO SERVED IN VICINITY OF REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM.
(a) Compensation.--Subsections (a)(1) and (f) of section 1116 of title 38, United States Code, are amended by inserting ``(including the territorial seas of such Republic)'' after ``served in the Republic of Vietnam'' each place it appears.
(b) Health Care.--Section 1710(e)(4)(A) of such title is amended by inserting ``(including the territorial seas of such Republic)'' after ``served on active duty in the Republic of Vietnam''.
(c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) shall take effect as of September 25, 1985.