Holocaust-Era Insurance Claims: Background and Proposed Legislation

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This report aims to inform consideration of H.R. 890 and S. 466 and possible alternatives by providing: background on Holocaust-era compensation and restitution issues; an overview of the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims (ICHEIC), including criticism and support of its claims process and Administration policy on ICHEIC; and an overview of litigation on Holocaust-era insurance claims and the proposed legislation.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: July 13, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Belkin, Paul

Analyst in European Affairs

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Ruane, Kathleen Ann

Legislative Attorney

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Webel, Baird

Specialist in Financial Economics

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 13, 2011
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Description:

This report aims to inform consideration of H.R. 890 and S. 466 and possible alternatives by providing: background on Holocaust-era compensation and restitution issues; an overview of the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims (ICHEIC), including criticism and support of its claims process and Administration policy on ICHEIC; and an overview of litigation on Holocaust-era insurance claims and the proposed legislation.

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23 pages.

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