Text: H.R.5992 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/27/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5992


To amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to include certain communities and to extend the fund, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 27, 2020

Mr. Stanton (for himself and Mr. Gosar) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to include certain communities and to extend the fund, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Downwinders Parity Act of 2020”.

SEC. 2. Inclusion under the radiation exposure compensation act.

Section 4(b)(1) of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (42 U.S.C. 2210 note; Public Law 101–426) is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (B)—

(A) by striking “that portion of”; and

(B) by striking “that consists of townships 13 through 16 at ranges 63 through 71”; and

(2) in subparagraph (C), by inserting “all acreage in any county all or part of which is located in” before “that part”.

SEC. 3. Extension of fund.

Section 3(d) of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (Public Law 101–426; 42 U.S.C. 2210 note) is amended—

(1) by striking “22 years” and inserting “27 years”; and

(2) by striking “22-year” and inserting “27-year”.


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