H.R.612: Downwinders Parity Act of 2021

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Downwinders Parity Act of 2021 This bill expands a program that compensates individuals who were exposed to radiation from atmospheric nuclear testing and subsequently developed specified cancers. Under current law, the program compensates, among others, individuals who were present in a designated geographic area during a period of nuclear testing. The bill expands that area to include all parts of Clark County, Nevada, and Mohave County,...

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Date Description
Dec. 20, 2021
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 158.
Dec. 20, 2021
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-220.
Nov. 17, 2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 13.
Nov. 17, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 17, 2021
Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Discharged.
March 22, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Jan. 28, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 28, 2021

Introduced in the House by Greg Stanton (D-Ariz.)

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