Government and Politics
August 5, 2022
Veterans have been suffering for decades from exposure to toxic burn pits while serving overseas. The Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2021 will streamline the process for veterans to obtain benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The core of the PACT Act includes key provisions from Rubio’s Presumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act (S. 952), which he introduced with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) last year.
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