Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/483

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PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1835 Disease Study of the Centers for Disease Control and the Hanford Environmental Dose Reconstruction Project of the Department of Energy), and may not cause substantial damage to such research programs. SEC. 3139. PAYMENTS FOR INJURIES BELIEVED TO ARISE OUT OF ATOMIC WEAPONS TESTING PROGRAM (a) FINDINGS.—Section 2(a) of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (Public Law 101-426) is amended— 42 USC 2210 (1) in paragraph (1), by striking "above-ground" and all that ^°^- follows through "Arizona" and inserting "atmospheric nuclear tests exposed individuals"; (2) in paragraph (2), by striking "unwitting participants" and inserting "exposed to radiation"; and (3) in paragraph (5), by striking "innocent" and all that follows through "involuntarily" and inserting "individuals who were exposed to radiation were". (b) TRUST FUND.— Section 3 of that Act is amended— 42 USC 2210 (1) in the first sentence of subsection (d), by striking "not later "o^e. than" and all that follows through "amount, or"; and (2) in subsection (e), by striking "$100,000,000" and inserting "such sums as may be necessary to carry out its purposes". (c) CLAIMS RELATING TO ATMOSPHERIC NUCLEAR TESTING. — (1) The section caption for section 4 of that Act is amended by striking 42 USC 2210 " OPEN AIR and inserting "ATMOSPHERIC". note. (2) Section 4(a) of that Act is amended to read as follows: "(a) CLAIMS. — "(1) CLAIMS RELATING TO CHILDHOOD LEUKEMIA.—Any individual who was physically present in the affected area for a period of at least 1 year during the period beginning on January 21, 1951, and ending on October 31, 1958, or was physically present in the affected area for the period beginning on June 30, 1962, and ending on July 31, 1962, and who submits written medical documentation that he or she, after such period of physical presence and between 2 and 30 years after first exposure to the fallout, contracted leukemia (other than chronic lymphocytic leukemia), shall receive $50,000 if— "(A) initial exposure occurred prior to age 21, "(B) the claim for such payment is filed with the Attorney General by or on behalf of such individual, and "(C) the Attorney General determines, in accordance with section 6, that the claim meets the requirements of this Act. "(2) CLAIMS RELATING TO SPECIFIED DISEASES. —Any individual who— "(A) was physically present in the affected area for a period of at least 2 years during the period beginning on January 21, 1951, and ending on October 31, 1958, "(B) was physically present in the affected area for the period beginning on June 30, 1962, and ending on July 31, 1962, or "(C) participated onsite in a test involving the atmospheric detonation of a nuclear device, and who submits written medical documentation that he or she, after such period of physical presence or such participation (as the case may be), contracted a specified disease, shall receive $50,000 (in the CEise of an individual described in subparagraph