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Radiation exposure compensation

United States. General Accounting Office

Radiation exposure compensation

analysis of Justice"s program administration : report to congressional committees

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington 20013) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liability for nuclear damages -- United States,
  • Government liability -- United States,
  • Radiation injuries -- United States,
  • Compensation management -- United States,
  • Ionizing radiation -- Health aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAnalysis of Justice"s program administration
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14527395M
    LC Control Number2001387784
    OCLC/WorldCa48878632

    In , Congress 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. Radiation Exposure and Occupational Risks (Medical Radiology) [Eberhard Scherer] on driftwood-dallas.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The aim of radiation protection standards is to make the radiation workplace as safe as is humanly possible. The gradual evolution over the last 20 years has been towards a more precise definition of the limits for occupational driftwood-dallas.com: Eberhard Scherer.

    Claims based on exposure to ionizing radiation Cause of death Claims based on service in Vietnam Basic pension determinations Basic eligibility determinations; dependents, loans, education Claims based on chronic effects of exposure to mustard gas Compensation for certain disabilities occurring in. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

    (Newser) - A Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant worker is the first diagnosed with cancer from possible radiation exposure and will receive compensation under the country's labor laws, the Japanese. 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.


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Radiation exposure compensation by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jan 24,  · “(B) A DDITIONAL COMPENSATION.—If the claimant received compensation under this Act before the date of enactment of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of and submits a request under subparagraph (A), the Attorney General shall— “(i) pay the claimant the amount that is equal to any excess of—.

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 establish procedures and make determinations regarding whether claims satisfy statutory eligibility. 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 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 radioactive Enacted by: the st United States Congress.

Radiation - Exposure and its treatment: A modern handbook - Kindle edition by Brian P Hanley. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Radiation - Exposure and its treatment: A modern handbook/5(3).

Have you developed a radiation-related illness due to employment in underground uranium mines or uranium mills, or as a result of nuclear weapons tests.

You may be eligible for compensation under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). Diseases Associated with Ionizing Radiation Exposure. VA has recognized certain diseases as related to ionizing radiation exposure during military service.

Veterans may be eligible for disability compensation and health care for these diseases. Their survivors also may be eligible for survivors' benefits. The legislation on radiation exposure compensation, screening, education and outreach is complex and extensive.

In this chapter, we describe the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA), including a brief history which led to its creation and recent revisions. Exposure to Radiation during Military Service. Veterans who served in any of the following situations or circumstances may have been exposed to radiation.

If you are concerned about the health effects of radiation exposure during military service, talk to your health care provider or local VA Environmental Health Coordinator. 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. Nov 06,  · S. A bill to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining, and for other purposes.

In driftwood-dallas.com, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Oct 08,  · 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.

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Congressional Research Service Summary The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) provides one-time benefit payments to persons who may have developed cancer or other specified diseases after being exposed to radiation from atomic weapons testing or uranium mining, milling, or transporting.

Compensation. Post-Service Diseases Related to Exposure to Ionizing Radiation. or an unlisted disease for which a medical opinion has been submitted showing a relationship between the disease and exposure to radiation.

The service records must show exposure to ionizing radiation. The VA will request all of your pertinent service records.

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act of established a $ million [citation needed] compensation package which would pay $50, per person to fallout victims, and up to $, to uranium miners who were exposed to unsafe levels of radiation. The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) (42 U.S.C.

§ note) was passed on Oct. 5, (P.L. ) and significantly expanded by the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of (July 10, ) (P.L. The Radiation Exposure Compensation Program (RECP) was established by the Attorney General and began processing. U.S.

Department of Justice Radiation Exposure Compensation Program Civil Division Downwinder Claim Form Claim form for cases filed under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act.

General Instructions: Read the entire claim form and complete all necessary parts. Failure to submit the required documentation will delay the processing of your claim.

Jul 06,  · Proving exposure to ionizing radiation exposure and development of a disease is not enough get service connection for your claim.

You must also show that the disease began within a certain time period. The following time periods apply for claims involving exposure to ionizing radiation: Radiation Exposure Compensation Act – This act.

Downwinders® Claims Forms-Downwinders® radiation exposure compensation map. $50, to $, Tax Free Cancer Compensation. See if you Qualify. Summary of P.L.Veterans' Dioxin and Radiation Exposure Compensation Standards Act, October 24, The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs prepared this summary of a act requiring the Veterans Administration to offer disability benefits to some Vietnam veterans and to continue to study environmental hazards of military service.

Apr 02,  · Current Issues Bill again re-introduced in U.S. Congress to amend Radiation Exposure Compensation Act U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich reintroduced the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of The legislation would expand coverage of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) to cover victims in New Mexico including the Tularosa .Nov 08,  · 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 driftwood-dallas.com: Judi Hasson.Government officials told reporters that the last of many claims had been settled with families of civilians who were injected with plutonium or uranium as part of secret experiments in the s.