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  • Main Title Holocaust-Era Insurance Claims: Background and Proposed Legislation


  • Author: Belkin, Paul
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in European Affairs
  • Author: Ruane, Kathleen Ann
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney
  • Author: Webel, Baird
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Financial Economics


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2011-07-13


  • English


  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 23 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: History
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: World War II
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Jewish holocaust (1939-1945)
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Insurance
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945.

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  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

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  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RL34348
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL34348_2011Jul13
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc96801