H.R. 847 (111th): James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010


Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 2, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 2, 2011.


Pub.L. 111-347


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 24, 2010
Length: 45 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend and improve protections and services to individuals directly impacted by the terrorist attack in New York City on September 11, 2001, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/2/2011--Public Law.James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 - TitleI - World Trade Center Health ProgramSection101 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish the World Trade ... Read more >


Feb 4, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 29, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Jul 29, 2010
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Sep 29, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 9, 2010
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Dec 22, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 2010
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 2, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 847”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


115 cosponsors (100D, 15R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 29, 2010 9:46 p.m.
Failed 255/159
Sep 29, 2010 3:37 p.m.
Passed 268/160
Dec 9, 2010 11:50 a.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 57/42
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Dec 22, 2010 5:36 p.m.
Passed 206/60

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 6594 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 2008

H.Res. 1674 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 29, 2010

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