Summary: H.R.2192 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/26/2021)

Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2021

This bill allows certain individuals to sue and recover damages for harm from exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina between August 1, 1953, and December 31, 1987.

This action is available only to individuals who were exposed to contaminated water for at least 30 days.

The bill prohibits the U.S. government from asserting specified immunity from litigation in response to such a lawsuit.

The bill also prohibits an individual who brings such an action from bringing a separate tort action against the United States based on the same harm.