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H.R. 3531 (115th): Downwinders Compensation Act of 2017

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To amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act for purposes of making claims under such Act based on exposure to atmospheric nuclear testing, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Paul Gosar

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Jul 28, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


6 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 3 Democrats)


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What legislators are saying

Gosars downwinders amendment to ndaa passes
    — Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] (Sponsor) on May 23, 2018

Reps. Conyers, Waters, Scott & Sen. Warren Applaud Appointment Of Raphael Bostic To Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank
    — Rep. John Conyers [D-MI13, 2013-2017] on Mar 13, 2017

Rep. Gosar Introduces Bill to Seek Justice for \"Downwinders\" Negatively Impacted by Government Nuclear Testing
    — Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] (Sponsor) on Jul 28, 2017

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Jul 28, 2017

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H.R. 3531 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3531. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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