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To direct the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission to receive and determine the validity and amount of claims for loss of wages and other property of those plaintiffs in... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Dec 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
Dec 16, 2011

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Bill Text

A BILL

To direct the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission to receive and determine the validity and amount of claims for loss of wages and other property of those plaintiffs in the case Bruce D. Abbott et al. v. Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Equitable Treatment for the Living Victims of Lockerbie Act''.

SEC. 2. CONSIDERATION OF CLAIMS IN THE CASE BRUCE D. ABBOTT ET AL. V. SOCIALIST PEOPLE'S LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA BY FOREIGN CLAIMS SETTLEMENT COMMISSION.

(a) In General.--The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission shall, pursuant to section 4 of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949 (22 U.S.C. 1623), receive and determine the validity and amount of claims for loss of wages and other property of those plaintiffs in the case Bruce D. Abbott et al. v. Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Docket Nos. 95-7942 (2nd Cir. 1995). (b) Notice and Consideration.--The Commission shall, not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, publish notice in the Federal Register of the time within which claims described in subsection (a) may be filed with the Commission. The Commission shall commence consideration of such claims as soon as practicable after the date on which such claims are filed. (c) Priority.--The amount of awards for claims described in subsection (a) shall be paid from the fund established in the...

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Bill Summary

To direct the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission to receive and determine the validity and amount of claims for loss of wages and other property of those plaintiffs in the case Bruce D. Abbott et al. v. Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

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