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Text of To require approval of an application for compensation for the injuries of Eugene Hasenfus.

This bill was introduced on September 26, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 26, 1996 (Introduced).

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HR 4226 IH

104th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4226

To require approval of an application for compensation for the injuries of Eugene Hasenfus.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 26, 1996

Mr. ROTH introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To require approval of an application for compensation for the injuries of Eugene Hasenfus.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. APPROVAL OF APPLICATION.

    Eugene Hasenfus, who was injured on October 5, 1986, shall be deemed to have been an employee of the United States Government in the performance of his duties at the time of his injury for the purpose of determining eligibility for compensation for his injuries under section 8102 of title 5, United States Code, and the application for such compensation shall be deemed filed in a timely manner on his behalf. Such application shall be approved, and payments shall be made thereon as computed by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to the provisions of section 8101 et seq. of title 5, United States Code.

SEC. 2. LIMITATION ON COMPENSATION.

    A claim or award for compensation for legal or other services rendered in connection with obtaining relief authorized by section 1 shall be valid only if approved by the Secretary of Labor, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding.