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

Introduced:

Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 2, 2011

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

Law:

Pub.L. 111-347

Sponsor:

Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

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History

Feb 4, 2009
 
Introduced

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Jul 29, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 29, 2010
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

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Sep 29, 2010
 
Passed House

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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

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Jan 2, 2011
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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Details

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

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Votes
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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