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S. 2017: Kenneth Meisel Public Servants’ Claimant Fairness Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 10, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2017

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 10, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To increase the period of time during which an individual who has submitted a claim for benefits under chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, may supply supporting documentation to the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs of the Department of Labor, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Kenneth Meisel Public Servants’ Claimant Fairness Act.

2.

Increase in time period for FECA claimant to submit supporting evidence to Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs

Not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Labor shall—

(1)

amend the second sentence of section 10.121 of title 20, Code of Federal Regulations, or any successor regulation, by striking 30 days and inserting 60 days; and

(2)

modify the Procedure Manual of the Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation of the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs of the Department of Labor to reflect the change made by the Secretary under paragraph (1).