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VA RIN: 2900-AR45 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: ●Diseases Associated With Exposure to Certain Herbicide Agents (Bladder Cancer, Parkinsonism, and Hypothyroidism) 

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its adjudication regulation concerning presumptive service connection for diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents. This amendment implements provisions of the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which added bladder cancer, hypothyroidism, and Parkinsonism as conditions eligible for presumptive service connection based exposure to certain herbicide agents.

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs(VA)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 38 CFR 3.310(a)   
Legal Authority: 38 U.S.C. sec. 1116    5 U.S.C. sec. 601-612   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Robert Parks
Department of Veterans Affairs
1800 G Street NW,
Washington, DC 20006
Phone:202 461-9700