State tax ends on Holocaust reparations

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The law, originally introduced as bills by Assemblywoman Sheila Kuehl and state Sen. Bill Lockyer, also will allow Holocaust survivors, whose property was usurped by the National Socialist Regime, to receive back their property or monetary compensation or substitute property, if the original property could not be returned.

"This legislation will allow for the full benefit and value of compensation awards to be enjoyed by the survivors of the Holocaust," Wilson said.