Resource Type:

Veterans Legislation

Provided By:

Sen. Blumenthal, Richard (D-CT)


As of 05/04/2021 text has not been received for S.1151 – A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connected disability for certain veterans who served in Palomares, Spain, and for other purposes.

This legislation would provide for the treatment of veterans, who participated onsite in the response effort following the collision of an Air Force B–52 bomber and refueling plane that caused the release of four thermonuclear weapons in the vicinity of Palomares, Spain during the period beginning January 17, 1966, as radiation exposed veterans for purposes of the presumption of service-connection of certain disabilities by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Senate – 04/15/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

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