(CBS DETROIT) – Two Michigan lawmakers from both parties are pushing a bill to help Iraq veterans, who were exposed to toxic burn pits.

U.S. Representatives Elissa Slotkin and Peter Meijer — who both served in Iraq — joined other lawmakers in support of the bill.

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Lawmakers say the bill would remove the need for veterans, to prove they were exposed to burn pits.

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The bill is set for a House committee hearing next week.

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