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senate Bill S. 709

Santa Susana Fair Compensation Act

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      Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedMarch 25th, 2009

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Santa Susana Fair Compensation Act

Official Title

A bill to better provide for compensation for certain persons injured in the course of employment at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in California.


Santa Susana Fair Compensation Act - Amends the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to include within the meaning of the term “member of the Special Exposure Cohort” a Department of Energy (DOE) employee, DOE contractor employee, or atomic weapons employee who was so employed for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days before January 1, 2009, at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in California. Provides that a claim that an individual qualifies for compensation or benefits under such Act shall be considered notwithstanding any denial of any other claim for compensation with respect to such individual.

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