May 9, 2018. US president signs a measure requiring the US State Department to monitor what European countries have done to compensate Holocaust victims who had assets stolen by Nazis. September 15, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://www.timesofisrael.com/senate-passes-bill-to-help-holocaust-survivors-obtain-restitution/ Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like March 23, 2019 More than 700 claims have been filed under an agreement between U.S. and France in which French officials have agreed to pay out $60 million for the deportations carried out by SNCF, the France’s railway system. In exchange, the U.S. government agreed to ask courts to dismiss any lawsuits against SNCF or the French government (“U.S. Begins Paying Out Reparations from France to Holocaust Survivors and Their Heirs” by Katherine Shaver, Washington Post, September 15, 2016). June 15, 1987 The US House of Representatives passes a bill on September 17, 1987 to pay reparations to Japanese Americans forced into internment camps during World War II. September 15, 2018 By June 2018, all countries in Europe, with the exception of Poland, have passed legislation to compensate owners for properties seized under Nazi and communist rule. Poland now considers limited legislation that would nonetheless include provisions for restitution to spouses, children, and grandchildren of now deceased victims.