To ensure that the courts of the United States may provide an impartial forum for claims brought by United States citizens and others against any railroad organized as a separate legal entity, arising from the deportation of United States...

October 1, 2007
January 14, 2008
Referred to House (sub)committee

5 cosponsors

Seeks to grant original jurisdiction to U.S. district courts for civil lawsuits in any amount against any legally independent railroad company, particularly the Societé Nationale des Chemins de Fers Francais, brought by heirs or survivors on behalf of persons deported to Nazi concentration camps from 1/1/1942 through 12/31/1944. There is no statute of limitations on such lawsuits.

See also: companion measure S. 3462 of 9/10/08.

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