3 edition of Agent Orange Compensation Exclusion Act found in the catalog.
Agent Orange Compensation Exclusion Act
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.
|Series||Report / 101st Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 101-373|
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Agent Orange was a powerful herbicide used by U.S. military forces during the Vietnam War to eliminate forest cover and crops for North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops. A payment of compensation to an individual, or to a survivor of that individual, under this Act shall be offset by the amount of any payment made pursuant to a final award or settlement on a claim, against any person, that is based on the same illness, injury, or death of that individual on account of exposure to Agent Orange .
We believe that contact with Agent Orange, an herbicide used to clear trees and plants during the Vietnam War, likely causes several illnesses. We refer to these as Agent Orange presumptive diseases. Find out if you can get disability compensation or benefits if you had contact with Agent Orange . A U.S. Huey helicopter sprays Agent Orange over Vietnam. The U.S. military used at least 11 million gallons of Agent Orange in Vietnam from to
Thanks to former Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD) who sponsored the Agent Orange Act of , the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in had paid $24 billion in disability compensation . (a) For the purpose of § (j), payments or benefits provided under a Federal statute other than title XVI of the Social Security Act where exclusion from resources is required by such statute include: (1) Payments made under title II of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act .
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Get this from a library. Agent Orange Compensation Exclusion Act: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).
[United States. Congress. House. The Agent Orange Settlement Fund was created by the resolution of the Agent Orange Product Liability Litigation - a class action lawsuit brought by Vietnam Veterans and their families regarding injuries.
Military Compensation to be Excluded as Reportable Income. Payments under the Agent Orange Compensation Exclusion Act, P.L. Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance (FSSA). From tothe US military sprayed herbicides over Vietnam to strip the thick jungle canopy that could conceal opposition forces, to destroy crops that those forces might depend on, and to clear tall.
Agent Orange Act of - Presumes the following diseases to be service-connected and resulting from exposure to dioxins and other herbicide agents during service in Vietnam during the Vietnam era. Due to the Agent Orange Act ofthe VA now acknowledges certain cancers and other diseases as caused by Agent Orange.
This means that veterans with these recognized diseases can qualify for disability compensation Author: Margaret Wadsworth. Agent Orange exposure The U.S. military used Agent Orange to clear plants and trees during the Vietnam War. If you served in Vietnam or in or near the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) during the.
Injury Compensation for Federal Employees Publication CA U.S. Department of Labor Hilda L. Solis, Secretary CA Revised This material was prepared by the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), U.S. Department of Labor. It is meant to serve as a handbook for Federal agency personnel specialists, compensation.
InCongress enacted the Agent Orange Act ofwhich authorized the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to obtain independent scientific review by the National Academy of Sciences of data and evidence in order to determine if there are any additional diseases caused by exposure to Agent Orange.
The current committee reviewed and updated the scientific evidence published in the 2 years following the set of new studies considered in Veterans and Agent Orange: Update (IOM, ). (d) Agent Orange settlement payments under the provisions of the Agent Orange Compensation Exclusion Act, Pub.
(as in effect October 1, ), received on or after January 1, Agent Orange Review Vol. 7, N0. 3 Information for Veterans Who Served in Vietnam August Derwinski Approves Compensation for Soft Tissue Sarcomas; Secretary Acts in Response to File Size: KB.
Agent Orange Act of Long title An Act to provide for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to obtain independent scientific review of the available scientific evidence regarding associations between Enacted by: the nd United States Congress. Exhibit Income Inclusions and Exclusions that an individual receives under the Higher Education Act of (20 U.S.C.
et seq.),from the Agent Orange Settlement Fund or any other fund established pursuant to the settlement in In Re Agent. Vietnam is demanding compensation from manufacturers of Agent Orange in what experts describe as a last resort for helping citizens who still fall sick or face disabilities linked to the.
President Clinton signed the Agent Orange Benefits Act, Public Lawinto law in The law established a benefits package for Vietnam veterans’ children who were born with spina bifida, File Size: KB.
Shown Here: Introduced in House (07/29/) Agent Orange Extension Act of This bill extends for two years the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicides, including Agent Orange.
§ Exclusions from resources; provided by other statutes. (a) For the purpose of § (j), payments or benefits provided under a Federal statute other than title XVI of the Social Security Act where exclusion from resources is required by such statute include: (1) Payments made under title II of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act.
Navy and Coast Guard Ships Associated with Service in Vietnam and Exposure to Herbicide Agents. Background. This ships list is intended to provide VA regional offices with a resource for determining whether a particular US Navy or Coast Guard Veteran of the Vietnam era is eligible for the presumption of Agent Orange.
InCongress passed the Agent Orange Act, which said that certain diseases tied to chemical exposure would be presumed to be related to a vet's military service and would make the. L.Agent Orange Compensation Exclusion Act, 12/6/ All payments from the Agent Orange Settlement fund or any other fund established pursuant to the settlement in the Agent Orange product liability litigation are excluded.
Some Vietnam veterans are just now experiencing the effect of Agent Orange The operation was designed to remove the triple-canopy jungle and other vegetation the Viet Cong and .“American heroes affected by Agent Orange deserve the peace of mind knowing that the federal government recognizes the existing link between their exposure and illness,” said Rep.