H.R.5299 - Steve Grissom Relief Fund Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] (Introduced 07/26/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/29/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5299 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Steve Grissom Relief Fund Act of 2002 - Establishes the Steve Grissom Relief Fund in the Treasury.
Introduced in House (07/26/2002)
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make single payments to individuals infected with HIV or diagnosed with AIDS as a result of HIV- contaminated blood, blood components, human tissue or organs. Includes lawful spouses, as specified.
Sets forth documentation, petition, determination, and payment procedures. States that such payments do not create or admit any claim or constitute income for income tax, supplemental security income benefits, and other purposes.
Prohibits the assignment or transfer of rights under this title. Limits petitions to one per victim. Terminates the program after five years.
Excludes payments from consideration as compensation or reimbursement for a loss as it concerns insurance or worker's compensation.