Summary: S.137 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/14/1991)

Authorizes persons having claims against the United States for damage to the vessel Iver Chaser as a result of a 1984 explosion in Nicaragua's territorial waters to file claims with the Secretary of State. Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to pay amounts to persons certified by the Secretary of State.

Prohibits the Secretary of State from certifying any claim if the Iver Chaser was used for military or security operations by the Sandinista Government of Nicaragua.