H.R.5338: Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2021

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77 (67 Democrats, 10 Republicans)

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Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2021 This bill expands two programs that compensate individuals who were exposed to radiation during certain nuclear testing or uranium mining and subsequently developed medical conditions, including cancers. First, the bill expands and extends a program that compensates individuals who were exposed to radiation from atmospheric nuclear testing or other sources and subsequently developed...

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Date Description
Dec. 8, 2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 8.
Dec. 8, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 23, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
Sept. 22, 2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Sept. 22, 2021

Introduced in the House by Teresa Leger Fernandez (D-N.M.)

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