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Reports: Terrorism Backstop Legislation In Trouble

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NU Online News Service, Nov. 13, 9:04 a.m. – Congress will have trouble passing federal terrorism “backstop” legislation this term, according to press reports.

Efforts to protect insurers have bogged down in part because some Republicans want the legislation to include tougher limits on plaintiffs’ ability to sue for punitive damages when acts of terrorism are involved, the reports say.