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Text of the To amend that portion of title 28, United States Code, commonly called the Tort Claims Act, in order to assure ...

...order to assure that individuals accompanying Federal employees who are engaged in missions for the United States Government in foreign count

This bill was introduced on July 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 21, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3285

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 21, 2009

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

A BILL

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.

That section 2680(k) of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking the period at the end and inserting , except a claim made by an individual who is in that foreign country to accompany, with the knowledge and consent of the Government, an employee of the Government who is in that foreign country on behalf of the United States. For the purpose of the exception in the preceding sentence, the law of the place where the act or omission occurred shall be deemed to be the law of the current or last United States domicile of the claimant.