S.612 - A bill to repeal a provision of Federal tort liability law relating to the civil liability of Government contractors for certain injuries, losses of property, and deaths and for other purposes.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Simon, Paul [D-IL] (Introduced 02/26/1987)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 100-386 Part 1; S.Rept 100-386 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||06/17/1988 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 736.|
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Summary: S.612 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Bill Information (Except Text)
(Reported to Senate from the Committee on the Judiciary with amendment, S. Rept. 100-386)
Reported to Senate amended (06/17/1988)
Repeals provisions of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1985 relating to the civil liability of Government contractors for injuries, property losses, or deaths arising out of nuclear weapons testing programs.
Makes the period during which such provisions were in effect (and, with respect to actions which were dismissed pursuant to such provisions, the period beginning with the initial filing of such action and ending with the repeal of such provisions) inapplicable for purposes of the tolling of any statute of limitations for claims.
Extends for one year the statute of limitations on all applicable civil actions in which the statute of limitations would expire within one year after the enactment of this Act.