42 U.S. Code § 7384f - Legislative proposal
(a) Legislative proposal requiredNot later than March 15, 2001, the President shall submit to Congress a proposal for legislation to implement the compensation program. The proposal for legislation shall include, at a minimum, the specific recommendations (including draft legislation) of the President for the following:
The types of compensation and benefits, including lost wages, medical benefits, and any lump-sum settlement payments, to be provided under the compensation program.
Any adjustments or modifications necessary to appropriately administer the compensation program under part B.
Whether to expand the compensation program to include other illnesses associated with exposure to toxic substances.
(b) Assessment of potential covered employees and required amountsThe President shall include with the proposal for legislation under subsection (a) of this section the following:
An estimate of the number of covered employees that the President determines were exposed in the performance of duty.
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