SB 749 Requires that members of the National Guard be informed of the risks of depleted uranium and that certain veterans be informed of available federal treatment for exposure to depleted uranium
Sponsor: Rupp
LR Number: 3989S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Veterans' Affairs, Pensions and Urban Affairs
Last Action: 1/19/2010 - Second Read and Referred S Veterans' Affairs, Pensions and Urban Affairs Committee Journal Page: S131
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 749 - This act requires that by October 1, 2010, the Adjutant General certify that members of the Missouri National Guard are informed of the possible health risks of exposure to depleted uranium.

Also, the Missouri Veterans Commission shall assist certain veterans and members of the Missouri National Guard, who served in the Persian Gulf War, or in a combat zone during Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom, in obtaining information on available federal treatment services for exposure to depleted uranium. No state funds shall be used for testing or treatment.

This act is similar to SB 533 (2009).