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Trump Signs Bill to Replenish 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

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Trump Signs Bill to Replenish 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Trump Signs Bill to Replenish 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Trump Signs Bill to Replenish 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund On July 29, President Trump signed legislation that will replenish the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) over the next decade.

The VCF will be replenished by $10.2 billion, with those funds going to first responders who suffered illnesses and injuries as a result of the 9/11 terror attacks.

Donald Trump, via CNN The VCF was previously slated to expire in 2020 due to a surge of claims and a lack of funding.

The legislation authorizes money for the fund through 2092.

Those who previously filed claims and were met with cuts due to insufficient funding will also now receive the full compensation amount.

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