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Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 847 - James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

September 29, 2010



STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY

(House Rules)

(Rep. Maloney, D–NY, and 115 cosponsors)

The Administration supports House passage of H.R. 847, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2009. Like all Americans, the Administration has the deepest respect and gratitude for all of the Nation’s 9/11 heroes. The President is committed to ensuring that rescue and recovery workers, residents, students, and others suffering from health consequences related to the World Trade Center disaster have access to the monitoring and treatment they need. The President looks forward to signing a 9/11 health bill into law to help those whose health and livelihood were devastated by the terrorist attacks of September 11th.

The Administration looks forward to continuing to work with the Congress to meet the needs of our 9/11 heroes and to strengthen the World Trade Center Health program.

Barack Obama, Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 847 - James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/288888