On Tuesday, July 23rd, the Senate approved H.R. 1327, the Never Forget The Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, And Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act by a vote of 97-2. The legislation fully funds and permanently reauthorizes the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. The House overwhelmingly approved the bill on July 12th with a vote of 402-12.
The bill will now be sent to the White House for the President’s signature.