S.137 - A bill to direct the payment of claims against the United States arising out of damage caused to the vessel "Iver Chaser" arising out of the mining of the territorial waters of Nicaragua.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Moynihan, Daniel Patrick [D-NY] (Introduced 01/14/1991)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/24/1991 Referred to Subcommittee on Courts and Administrative Practice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.137 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
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.