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H.R. 757 (116th): Downwinders Compensation Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 24, 2019 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 757

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 24, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Biggs) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Downwinders Compensation Act of 2019.

2.

Inclusion under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

Section 4(b)(1) of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (42 U.S.C. 2210 note; Public Law 101–426) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (B)—

(A)

by striking that portion of; and

(B)

by striking that consists of townships 13 through 16 at ranges 63 through 71; and

(2)

in subparagraph (C), by inserting all acreage in any county all or part of which is located in before that part.