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VCF Update

President Donald Trump today signed into law H.R. 1327, The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) (VCF Permanent Authorization Act).  The Ac… Read More
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VCF Update

The Judiciary Committee of the House of Representative voted unanimously in favor of the legislation to extend the World Trade Center Victim Compensation Fund. The next step is a vote before the full House of Representatives and if successful, then o… Read More
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VCF Update

On June 11, the Special Master testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties with regard to H.R. 1327, legislation to permanently extend the authorizatio… Read More
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Important Update on Pending Legislation

April 15, 2019. It was announced today by several Congressional leaders that more than half of the House of Representatives now support the Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act. 226 total… Read More
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Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act Introduced In Congress

In February 2019, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY) and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced into Congress the bipartisan Never Forget the H… Read More
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VCF Update- May 2018

The Victim Compensation Fund has just released the current statistics with regards to applicants and awards from the VCF. To date, the Fund has made over 21,000 award determinations totaling over $3.6 billion dollars. The Fund has approximately anoth… Read More
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December 2017 VCF Updated Timeline for Review of Claims

As we close the year 2017, the Fund has almost cleared their backlog of claims submitted in 2015 for award determinations. In their recent report, the Fund indicates that there are only about 200 claims submitted before January 1, 2016, that remain t… Read More
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VCF Updated FAQs

There have been several VCF updates regarding certain policies and procedures. Most important are the following: If I already submitted my claim, how do I add a new condition for consideration? If your condition is already certified, an amendment mu… Read More
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VCF Update: Clarification of Timelines for Registration

The VCF has posted clarification on the timeline to register to participate in the Fund. To view the entire list, click here.  Please note that there are extremely important deadlines to register with the Fund. Failure to register a timely claim wil… Read More
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VCF Update: Timeline for Review of Claims

The VCF has posted an update on the timeline for the review of claims from the time of submission to when they will receive an award (taken from FAQ 1.2 on the VCF’s website): I submitted my claim. When will a decision be made on my claim?  (U… Read More
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