H.R.411 - Fort McClellan Health Registry Act

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a registry of certain veterans who were stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a registry of certain veterans who were stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Fort McClellan Health Registry Act as introduced.

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01/23/13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Paul Tonko

D-NY

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Official Summary

Fort McClellan Health Registry Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and maintain a special record to be known as the Fort McClellan Health Registry containing the name of each individual who, while serving in the Armed Forces, was stationed at Fort McClellan, Al

Official Summary

Fort McClellan Health Registry Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and maintain a special record to be known as the Fort McClellan Health Registry containing the name of each individual who, while serving in the Armed Forces, was stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama, during the period beginning on January 1, 1935, and ending on May 20, 1999, and who:
(1) applies for care or services from the VA;
(2) files a claim for compensation on the basis of any disability which may be associated with such service;
(3) dies and is survived by a spouse, child, or parent who files a claim for dependency and indemnity compensation on the basis of such service;
(4) requests a health examination from the VA; or
(5) receives such health examination and requests inclusion in the Registry. Requires the Secretary, upon request, to provide such health examination, as well as consultation and counseling with respect to examination results. Directs the Secretary to:
(1) notify individuals in the Registry of significant developments in research on the health consequences of potential exposure to a toxic substance or environmental hazard related to service at Fort McClellan; and
(2) carry out appropriate outreach activities with respect to such health examinations, consultation, and counseling.

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