H.R. 4657 (101st): To provide that members of the Reserve and National Guard who participated in open-air nuclear tests during the 1950’s and early 1960’s and who have contracted certain radiation-related diseases shall be deemed, for purposes of certain benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, to have contracted those diseases in the active military, naval, or air service of the United States.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 26, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 26, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Claude Harris Jr.

Representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district

Democrat

History

Apr 26, 1990
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4657 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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