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Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

report (to accompany H.R. 2372) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liability for nuclear damages -- United States,
  • Government liability -- United States,
  • Radioactive substances -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 101-463
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14427751M

    Get this from a library! An Act to Amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act, and for Other Purposes.. [United States.].   Specifically, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of would: Extend compensation to employees of mines and mills employed after Dec. 31, These are individuals who began working in uranium mines and mills after the U.S. stopped purchasing uranium, but failed to implement and enforce adequate uranium mining safety standards. On Oct. 15, , Congress passed the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA), which provides for compassionate payments to persons (or payments to their surviving beneficiaries) who developed diseases listed in 28 CFR 79 as a result of their exposure to radiation from US atmospheric nuclear-weapons testing or as a result of their exposure to radiation during employment as uranium miners or.   Sponsored by Ben Ray Luján D-N.M. Introduced to the House on April 6, -- Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment. The trust fund compensates individuals who contract cancer or other diseases as a .


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Radiation Exposure Compensation Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (“the Act” or “RECA”), 42 U.S.C. § note () established an administrative program for claims relating to atmospheric nuclear testing and uranium industry employment.

The Act delegated authority to the Attorney General to establish procedures and make determinations regarding whether claims satisfy statutory eligibility criteria. Radiation Exposure Compensation Act book “(2) Subject to the provisions of section (14)(C), the members of a class of employees employed in a uranium mine or uranium mill described under section 5(a)(1)(A)(i) of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (42 U.S.C.

note) (including any individual who was employed in core drilling or the transport of uranium ore or vanadium. The United States Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) is a Radiation Exposure Compensation Act book statute providing for the monetary compensation of people, including atomic veterans, who contracted Radiation Exposure Compensation Act book and a number of other specified diseases as a direct result of their exposure to atmospheric nuclear testing undertaken by the United States during the Cold War, or their exposure to radon gas and other radioactive Enacted by: the st United States Congress.

10 Section 6(c)(2) of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (42 U.S.C. § note). 11 The actuarial present value of prior payments is calculated in accordance with 28 C.F.R. §(e) and Appendix C to Part 79 of Title 28 of the C.F.R. 12 P.L. Under REVCA, certain conditions related to radiation exposure in veterans who were onsiteFile Size: Radiation Exposure Compensation Act book.

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment. The trust fund compensates individuals who contract cancer or other diseases as a result of their exposure to radiation during.

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) provides compensation to individuals who contracted certain cancers and other serious diseases as a result of their exposure to radiation released during above-ground nuclear weapons tests or as a result of their exposure to radiation during employment in underground uranium mines.

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) (42 U.S.C. § note) Radiation Exposure Compensation Act book passed on Oct. 5, (P.L. ) and significantly expanded by the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of (J ) (P.L.

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Program (RECP) was established by the Attorney General and began processing. Caption title: An Act to Provide Jurisdiction and Procedures for Claims for Compassionate Payments for Injuries Due to Exposure to Radiation from Nuclear Testing.

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act book Shipping list no.: P. "Oct. 15, ". The United States Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) is a federal statute providing for the monetary compensation of people, including atomic veterans, who contracted cancer and a number of other specified diseases as a direct result of their exposure to atmospheric nuclear testing undertaken by the United States during the Cold War, or their exposure to radon gas and other.

S. A bill to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. Summary of P.L. Veterans' Dioxin and Radiation Exposure Compensation Standards Act, Octo The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs prepared this summary of a act Radiation Exposure Compensation Act book the Veterans Administration to offer disability benefits to some Radiation Exposure Compensation Act book veterans and to continue to study environmental hazards of military service.

Suggested Citation:"APPENDIX B Radiation Exposure Compensation Act."National Research Council. Assessment of Scientific Information for the Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program: Interim Report. You may be eligible for compensation under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA).

RECA, designed as an expedient, low-cost alternative to litigation, provides monetary compensation to individuals who contracted certain cancers and other serious diseases following their exposure to radiation as a result of covered activities.

The Radiation-Exposed Veterans Compensation Act of (REVCA) was enacted to provide a presumption of service connection for disability compensation to American veterans who developed certain cancers following exposure during service to ionizing radiation generated by the detonation of atomic explosives during World War II and the subsequent.

J [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) called on the House Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing to examine the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). Two years later, Congress passed the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA), which gives a $75, lump-sum compensation to qualifying onsite participants of nuclear tests, including atomic veterans.

[45] Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments. > Download GAO Report Radiation Exposure Compensation Act: Program Status, September 7, (PDF) "Post" uranium miners accuse federal government of withholding study recommending compensation On Oct.

26,"Post" uranium miners charged that the federal government and the former Atomic Energy Commission withheld a study which recommended they be compensated under. participants, and $50, for downwinders in whom compensable cancer or one of a defined set of other diseases is diagnosed.

On JCongress passed the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of (PL ), which revised the original act in several important respects. Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Legislation Reintroduced Janu Nevada Test Site Smoked Us After the Partial Test Ban NIH Removes Fallout Iodine Calculator Paid for by Tax Payers, Won't Give Timeline for New Calculator.

The Act/EEEOICPA pays workers who were approved for compensation under Section 5 of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) program (managed by the Department of Justice - DOJ), or their eligible survivors, an additional $50, and future medical benefits related to the condition for which they were approved for compensation under RECA.

On Octoin order to establish a procedure to make partial restitution to these victims for their suffering associated with the radiation exposure, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) was enacted.

RECA provided that the Attorney General be responsible for processing and adjudicating claims under the act. COVID PANDEMIC PLACES DOWNWINDERS AT GREATER THAN NORMAL RISK Members of the TBDC Steering Committee have been working since March on a letter to the US Congressional Leadership requesting that they add the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Amendments in House Bill, HR to any of the upcoming COVID relief bills under consideration.

Over. Inthe U.S. government passed the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA), which provided financial remuneration to downwinders who had contracted cancer or other illnesses linked to radiation exposure. (The law also provided compensation for certain on-site test participants and uranium miners.).

"CLAIMS UNDER THE RADIATION EXPOSURE COMPENSATION ACT AMENDMENTS OF ; TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS" (RIN: AA75) (i) Cost-benefit analysis DOJ notes that the compensation payments provided for by the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act and the Amendments and implemented by the final rule will exceed $ million a year for several years.

The RECA is administered by the Radiation Exposure Compensation Program, a component of the Constitutional and Specialized Torts Litigation section within the Torts Branch. The Department of Justice is a part of a broad inter-agency network that includes the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Energy.

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of added two new categories of workers eligible for federal compensation: uranium mill workers and ore transporters. The amendments also provided additional compensable illnesses, lowered the radiation exposure threshold for uranium miners, included above-ground miners within the.

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (“the Act” or “RECA”), 42 U.S.C. § note () established an administrative program for claims relating to atmospheric nuclear testing and claims relating to uranium industry employment. The Act delegated authority to the Attorney General to.

The bill would amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act, or RECA. It provides restitution to many people known as “downwinders,” along with uranium mine workers throughout the West.

However, residents in some areas of the Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico and other states aren’t covered, along with miners who worked during much. Radiation Exposure Compensation Act ofas amended § General. Not more than one award of pension, compensation, or emergency officers’, regular or reserve retirement pay will be made concurrently to any person based on his or her own service except as provided in § relating to naval pension and §(c.

Downwinders® Claims Forms-Downwinders® radiation exposure compensation map. $50, to $, Tax Free Cancer Compensation. See if you Qualify.

InPresident George H.W. Bush signed the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act into law allowing one-time compensation payments for. In Congress passed the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act. Since then, ab people have made proven claims for compensation.

All told, Author: Laurel Morales. General Definitions Periods of war Pension Compensation Dependency and indemnity compensation Duty periods Individuals and groups considered to have performed active military, naval, or air service Dependency and Indeminity Compensation rate for Surviving Spouse Homicide Character of discharge a Minimum active-duty service requirement.

Sponsored by Michael D. Crapo R-Idaho Introduced to the Senate on Jan. 24, -- Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment.

The trust fund compensates individuals who contract cancer or other diseases as a. On Octothe Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) was enacted providing for payments to individuals who contracted certain cancers and other serious diseases presumably as a result of their exposure to radiation released during aboveground nuclear weapons tests or as a result of their employment associated with the uranium mining industry during the Cold War era.

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act. Veterans and others who develop certain diseases following their exposure to radiation released during atmospheric nuclear weapons tests may be eligible for compensation under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA).

The Department of Justice oversees the RECA program. If these veterans have any one of 21 cancers traceable to radiation exposure, Ritter says, the men or their widows and children are entitled to a onetime award of up to $75, from the Justice Department under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act ofor a monthly disability payment of up to $2, from the Department of Veterans : Judi Hasson.

InCongress passed the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). It compensates eligible uranium miners, millers, and ore transporters (or their families) in the amount of $, who developed certain diseases following their employment. Our RECA Claims lawyers are offering a free initial legal consultation to uranium industry workers and any other individuals who may be eligible for compensation under this legislation.

To learn how you can benefit from our decades of legal experience, just fill out our online form or. Radiation Exposure Compensation Act – This act provides benefits for veterans and others who developed certain diseases after being exposed to radiation released during atmospheric weapons testing.

To learn more about this act, and how to file a claim under it, click here. The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act of established a $ million [citation needed] pdf package which would pay $50, per person to fallout victims, and up to $, to uranium miners who were exposed to unsafe levels of radiation.

Downwinders eligible for compensation include those living in specified counties of Nevada.The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) and subsequent amendments established three categories of claimants under section 5 of the act: “uranium miner”, “uranium mill worker”, and “ore transporter” (Table ).

This program is administered by the Department of Justice (DOJ). TableRECA Claimant Categories.On Jthe Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of were enacted, providing ebook coverage to individuals who developed one of the diseases specified in the amended Act following exposure to radiation related to the Federal Government's atmospheric nuclear weapons program or as a result of employment in the uranium.