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Sun Gazette: Hope bill on compensation for sterilization victims fails in subcommittee Print

Created:  Monday, February 9, 2015 7:00AM


Del. Patrick Hope (D-47th) again has lost his bid to provide compensation for Virginia residents who were forcibly sterilized by the state government between 1924 and 1979.

A subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations killed the measure on Feb. 2.