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S. 546: Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act

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A bill to extend authorization for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 through fiscal year 2090, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Kirsten Gillibrand

Sponsor. Junior Senator for New York. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Feb 25, 2019
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1327: Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 29, 2019. (compare text)
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3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cardin Statement on the Senate Passage of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Act
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2019

Rubio Applauds Senate Vote to Make Permanent the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 23, 2019

Maloney, Schumer, Nadler, and NYC Advocates Celebrate House Passage of the Never Forget the Heroes Act and Call on Senate to Pass Bill Quickly
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Jul 15, 2019

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History

Feb 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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S. 546 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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