S.650 - Nevada Test Site Veterans' Compensation Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Introduced 02/15/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||02/15/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2099-2100) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.650 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/15/2007)
Nevada Test Site Veterans' Compensation Act of 2007 - Amends the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to include within the definition of a "member of the Special Exposure Cohort" under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program a Department of Energy (DOE) employee, contractor employee, or atomic weapons employee who was so employed at the Nevada Test Site or other similar sites located in Nevada during the period of January 1, 1950, to December 31, 1993, who contracted an occupational illness, basal cell carcinoma, or chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and who met one of other specified criteria during such employment.
Establishes deadlines for claims adjudication.