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H.R. 538: Downwinders Parity Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 28, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 538

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 28, 2021

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

A BILL

To amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to include certain communities and to extend the fund, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Downwinders Parity Act of 2021.

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.

3.

Extension of fund

Section 3(d) of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (Public Law 101–426; 42 U.S.C. 2210 note) is amended—

(1)

by striking 22 years and inserting 27 years; and

(2)

by striking 22-year and inserting 27-year.