Governor Hochul signs legislation to support 9/11 victims, first responders, and their loved ones

On September 9, 2022, Governor Hochul signed five pieces of legislation about September 11th issues. Her press release lists the legislation here.

  • ¬†Legislation (S.6810/A.7425) establishes alternative method for Victim Compensation Fund awards
  • Legislation (S.6812/A.7426) requires the Victim Compensation Fund Award to process injury claims equally to death claims
  • Legislation (S.9370/A.9922A) provides a presumption for Workers’ Compensation claims for any health impairment or death for those who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery and clean-up operations
  • Legislation (S.9294A/A.10416) extends the deadline for filing disability claims for a qualifying World Trade Center condition
  • Legislation (S.8273/A.7057-B) designates a portion of the State Highway system as the “Port Authority Police Officer James W. Kennelly Memorial Highway”
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