Summary: S.1192 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/31/1977)

Authorizes to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary, to be paid by the Secretary of the Interior, to compensate inhabitants of Rongelap and Utirik Atolls for radiation exposure sustained by them as a result of the thermonuclear detonation at Bikini Atoll on March 1, 1954. Permits a payment of up to $25,000 per person, depending on the nature and seriousness of radiation exposure suffered.