H.R. 3285 (111th): To amend that portion of title 28, United States Code, commonly called the Tort Claims Act, in order to assure that individuals accompanying Federal employees who are engaged in missions for the United States Government in foreign countries have legal recourse against the Government for certain tort claims, and for other purposes.


Jul 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Victor “Vic” Snyder

Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district



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7/21/2009--Introduced.Amends the federal law commonly known as the "Tort Claims Act" to apply it to individuals accompanying, with the knowledge and consent of the U.S. government, federal employees engaged in ... Read more >

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Jul 21, 2009

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