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H.R. 5855 (98th): Atomic Bomb Fallout Compensation Act of 1983

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jun 14, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 14, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor

David Marriott

Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Source

History

Jun 14, 1984
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5855 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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