A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to provide a remedy against the United States for damages to certain individuals resulting from nuclear tests at the Nevada test site, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
98th Congress (1983–1984)
This bill was introduced on June 14, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district
Apr 1, 1982
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6052 (97th).
Jun 14, 1984
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H.R. 5855 (98th) 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. 5855. This is the one from the 98th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Atomic Bomb Fallout Compensation Act of 1983, H.R. 5855, 98th Cong. (1984).
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