In 1988, the Japanese American reparations bill becomes law as the Civil Rights Redress Act of 1988. This lays the framework for $1.2 billion ($20,000 each) paid to Japanese Americans and a Letter of Apology as Federal redress. June 15, 1988 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_Liberties_Act_of_1988 Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 15, 1980 In 1980, the United States gives $81 million to the Klamaths of Oregon. June 15, 2001 In 2001, in another case, a French court holds that French banks that hoarded assets of Jews have to create a fund of $50 million for those individuals with evidence of previous accounts (New York Times, June 13, 2001, A-14). June 15, 1990 In 1990, Austria pays $25 million for its role in the Holocaust.