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      house Committees
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
    IntroducedFebruary 10th, 2009

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Title

COMBAT PTSD Act

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the meaning of "combat with the enemy" for purposes of service-connection of disabilities.

Summary

Compensation Owed for Mental Health Based on Activities in Theater Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Act or COMBAT PTSD Act - Defines "combat with the enemy," for purposes of proof of service-connection for veterans' disability compensation, as service on active duty: (1) in a theater of combat operations during a period of war; or (2) in combat against a hostile force during a period of hostilities.

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