HR 1742

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1742

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a presumption of service connection for illnesses associated with contaminants in the water supply at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and to provide health care to family members of veterans who lived at Camp Lejeune while the water was contaminated.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 5, 2011

Mr. MILLER of North Carolina (for himself, Mr. DINGELL, Mr. COURTNEY, Mr. BUTTERFIELD, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. BERKLEY, Mr. DONNELLY of Indiana, Mr. MURPHY of Connecticut, Mr. PRICE of North Carolina, Mr. WILSON of South Carolina, Ms. SUTTON, Mr. RIBBLE, Mr. CONYERS, Mrs. MALONEY, and Mr. JONES) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a presumption of service connection for illnesses associated with contaminants in the water supply at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and to provide health care to family members of veterans who lived at Camp Lejeune while the water was contaminated.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PRESUMPTIONS OF SERVICE CONNECTION FOR ILLNESSES ASSOCIATED WITH CONTAMINANTS IN THE WATER SUPPLY AT MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, NORTH CAROLINA.

`Sec. 1119. Presumptions of service connection for illnesses associated with contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

SEC. 3. HOSPITAL CARE, MEDICAL SERVICES, AND NURSING HOME CARE FOR VETERANS STATIONED AT CAMP LEJEUNE, NORTH CAROLINA, WHILE THE WATER WAS CONTAMINATED AT CAMP LEJEUNE.

`Sec. 1786. Health care of family members of veterans stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, while the water was contaminated at Camp Lejeune

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