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Posted on May 3, 2017 in Library, Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

House Bill 2049 RECA Amendments

H. R. 2049 introduced in the 115th Congress

To amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

APRIL 6, 2017

Mr. BEN RAY LUJAN of New Mexico (for himself, Ms. MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAM of New Mexico, Mr. PEARCE, Ms. BORDALLO, Mr. O’HALLERAN, Ms. TITUS, Ms. DEGETTE, Mr. PERLMUTTER, Mr. CARDENAS, Mr. SOTO, Mr. SMITH of Washington, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. MCGOVERN, Mr. HECK, Ms. JAYAPAL, Mr. GALLEGO, Ms. SINEMA, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. HASTINGS, Mr. HIGGINS of New York, Ms. JACKSON LEE, Ms. DELBENE, Mr. KILMER, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. DOGGETT, and Mr. SCHRADER)

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, 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

A BILL

To amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining, and for other purposes.

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

3 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

4 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Radiation Exposure

5 Compensation Act Amendments of 2017’’.

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