Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022
The House of Representatives (H.R. 3967) entitled Honoring Our PACT Act of 2022, “An Act to improve health care and benefits for veterans exposed to toxic substances, and for other purposes.”, was signed into law by President Joe Biden on August 10, 2022. The following portion of the amendment, Section 804 applies to who qualifies for relief from the harm done by the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune:
An individual, including a veteran (as defined in section 101 of title 38, United States Code), or the legal representative of such an individual, who resided, worked, or was otherwise exposed (including in utero exposure) for not less than 30 days during the period beginning on August 1, 1953, and ending on December 31, 1987, to water at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, that was supplied by, or on behalf of, the United States may bring an action in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina to obtain appropriate relief for harm that was caused by exposure to the water at Camp Lejeune.