The Persian Gulf Veterans Act of 1998

Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee ... Congress, first session, April 22, 1999 by United States

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Gulf War Veterans and Depleted Uranium Prepared for the Hague Peace Conference, May By Dr. Rosalie Bertell, Ph.D., G.N.S.H. Source of Exposure: Uranium metal is autopyrophoric and can burn spontaneously at room temperature in the presence of air, oxygen and water. of the symptoms reported by Persian Gulf veterans could not be attributed to a known disease or injury, VA had no authority to compensate for them. In response to the needs and concerns of Persian Gulf veterans, the Congress enacted the Persian Gulf War Veterans’ Benefits Act (P.L. , Nov. 2, ) to allow VA to pay disability. House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations Hearing Testimony and Related Documents: Examining VA Implementation of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of (Novem ). The National Gulf War Resource Center, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in June to support the activities of grassroots groups assisting individuals who have suffered the health effects of the Persian Gulf War.

OF MED., GULF WAR AND HEALTH 17 (). 8 Veterans’ Benefits Improvements Act of , Pub. L. No. , Stat. , (reporting Congress’s findings that Gulf War veterans were exposed to numerous potentially toxic substances, and a significant number of them now suffer from illnesses that cannot be diagnosed or clearly. Act of , the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of , and the latest legislative act, the Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act of , also known as Public Law , established and modified 38 CFR to allow for the establishment of S/C for what is referred to as “undiagnosed illnesses”. Although the law was clearly.   Despite a law that was passed in , the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act, which granted veterans who served in the Persian Gulf during the first Gulf War a presumption of service connection for their illnesses, far too many Gulf War veterans are continuing to be denied the benefits they are duly owed by the VA. Persian Gulf War Veterans’ Benefits Act1 (P.L. , Nov. 2, ) which, among other things, allowed VA to pay disability 1Title I of the Veterans’ Benefits Improvements Act of Page 2 GAO/HEHS Persian Gulf Undiagnosed Illness Claims. B

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(Sec. ) Amends the Persian Gulf War Veterans' Benefits Act to extend a program for evaluating the health status of spouses and children of Persian Gulf War veterans until either the date on which all funds for the program are expended or Decemwhichever is earlier.

(Currently such program is authorized until Decem ). (Sec. ) Amends the Persian Gulf War Veterans' Benefits Act to extend a program for evaluating the health status of spouses and children of Persian Gulf War veterans until either the date on which all funds for the program are expended or Decemwhichever is earlier.

(Currently such program is authorized until Decem ). The Persian Gulf Veterans Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, Ap S.

Rept. - PERSIAN GULF WAR VETERANS ACT OF th Congress (). THE PERSIAN GULF VETERANS ACT OF [United States Congress House of Represen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THE PERSIAN GULF VETERANS ACT OF (a) EXTENSION- Subsection (b) of section of the Persian Gulf War Veterans’ Benefits Act (title I of Public Law ; 38 U.S.C.

note) is amended by striking out ‘ending on Decem ’ and inserting in lieu thereof ‘ending on the earlier of History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code.

How the US Code is built. Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of Pub.div. C, title XVI, Oct. 21,Stat. Witnesses testified at an oversight hearing into the implementation of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of The addressed specifically the extent to which the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and. The director of Veterans for Common Sense and chair of the programmatic panel of directors for the Gulf War Illness Research Program, Hardie's work with fellow veteran advocates on both sides of the aisle led to the passage of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of and the Veterans Programs Enhancement Act of Examining VA implementation of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, Novem Format.

EXAMINING VA IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR VETERANS ACT OF Date(s) Held: th Congress, 1st Session. GPO Document Source: CHRGhhrg Superintendents of Documents ID: Y 4.G 74/7. Related Items: Congressional Serial No.

L. –, § (d)(1), substituted “on Septem ” for “10 years after the first day of the fiscal year in which the National Academy of Sciences submits to the Secretary the first report under section of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of ”. (c)(1) Not later than 60 days after the date on which the Secretary receives a report from the National Academy of Sciences under section of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act ofthe Secretary shall determine whether or not a presumption of service connection is warranted for each illness, if any, covered by the report.

Examining VA implementation of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of hearing before the Distributed to some depository libraries in microfiche. Shipping list no.: P. Also available via Internet from the GPO Access web site.

As mandated in Public Lawthe Department of Veterns Affairs (VA) asked the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to review its Uniform Case Assessment Protocol (UCAP) for Persian Gulf veterans.

The purpose of the program is to provide a systematic, comprehensive medical protocol for the diagnosis of health problems of Persian Gulf veterans. in the Persian Gulf War (“Gulf War”).1 The statutes in question are the Veterans Programs Enhancement Act ofPub.Stat.

(“VPEA”), and the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act ofpassed as Title XVI of Division C of the Act Making Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supple­.

Novem Gulf War Veterans Act. Witnesses testified at an oversight hearing into the implementation of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of In response to the growing concerns of Gulf War veterans about their health, Congress passed two laws in P.L.the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act, and P.L.the Veterans Programs Enhancement Act.

Public Lawthe Veterans Programs Enhancement Act ofenacted Novem Under this law, not later than sixty days after served in Persian Gulf War, is consistent with what has been reported in studies of Canadian and U.S.

military veterans, that service in the Gulf War has. Public Law passed Novemand is codified now as 38 U.S.C. § note. PERSIAN GULF WAR VETERANS' HEALTH STATUS SEC SHORT TITLE. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs on J H.R.Persian Gulf War Veterans Health Care and Research Act of | Congressional Budget Office.

Gulf War syndrome or Gulf War illness is a chronic and multi-symptomatic disorder affecting returning military veterans of the – Persian Gulf War.

A wide range of acute and chronic symptoms have been linked to it, including fatigue, muscle pain, cognitive problems, insomnia, rashes and diarrhea. Approximatelyof theU.S. veterans who served in the Gulf War are. Congress, legislators gave final approval to the "Veterans Health Care Act of ," which among other things requires VA to establish and maintain a Persian Gulf War Veterans Health Registry.

The Registry will include the name of each individual who served in the Armed Forces in the Persian Gulf theater of operation during the Persian Gulf War. –, §(d)(1), substituted "on Septem " for "10 years after the first day of the fiscal year in which the National Academy of Sciences submits to the Secretary the first report under section of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of ".Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of Septem Cost Estimate.

Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on J View Document KB. Summary. - HVAC - "Markup of the Persian Gulf War Veterans' Health Care and Research Act of " - HVAC - "Hearing to receive updates on research, investigations, and programs involving Persian Gulf War veterans' illnesses" - HVAC - "Veterans Benefits Administration's processing of compensation claims, with an emphasis.

The information obtained from the presentations and discussion during the workshop serves as an important base of knowledge for the committee as it proceeds with its charge to develop a study design(s) and methods that could be used to measure the health of PGW veterans over the long term.

The committee thanks those who were willing to participate in this first step of the new IOM study on. The Gulf War Health Research Reform Act of is a bill that would have altered the relationship between the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses (RAC) and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the federal agency under which the RAC is constituted.

The bill would have made the RAC an independent organization within the VA, required that a majority of. Like all veterans, Gulf War veterans are eligible for disability compensation for service-connected disabilities that first occurred or were worsened during military service.

But there is an additional way for Gulf War vets to become eligible for compensation without having to prove their disability is directly connected to their service.authority of section 9 of the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans' Benefit Act (act) (51 P. S. §§ ) which authorizes the Adjutant General to promulgate rules and regulations to implement, administer and enforce the provisions of the act.Inin response to the growing concerns about the health of the Gulf War veterans, Congress passed two laws: PLthe Persian Gulf War Veterans Act, and PLthe Veterans Programs Enhancement Act.

Those laws directed the secretary of veterans affairs to enter into a contract with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to.