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Program News

The listing below is provided as a reference of all the news, announcements, and documents published by the VCF.  In order to ensure you are viewing the most current version of a form, resource, or FAQ, please go directly to the Forms, Resources, or FAQ page. 

Should you encounter any confusion with regards to which version of a document or form to use, please contact the VCF Helpline for assistance. 

News

Resource | Communications to Law Firms

Claim Management System Update

November 18, 2019

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

Resource | General Information

VCF Info Sheet

Resource | General Information

VCF 一般信息

Resource | Communications to Law Firms

Claim Management System Update

October 7, 2019

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

Blog

Message from Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya

September 6, 2019

Dear Friends

Today’s program statistics report for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) reflects steady progress: as of August 31, 2019, we have made awards to 23,850 individuals, some more than once due to an amendment or appeal, totaling almost $5.6 billion in awards.

Resource | Communications to Law Firms

Law Firm Meeting Notes

August 2, 2019

Notes posted from the July 31, 2019 VCF conference call with law firms.

Blog

Message from Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya

July 29, 2019

Dear Friends,

On July 29, 2019, President Trump signed into law H.R. 1327, The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund ("VCF"). The VCF Permanent Authorization Act extends the VCF’s claim filing deadline from December 18, 2020, to October 1, 2090, and appropriates such funds as may be necessary to pay all approved claims.

Blog

Special Master Congressional Testimony

June 12, 2019

On June 11, the Special Master testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties with regard to H.R. 1327, legislation to permanently extend authorization for the VCF. Her full testimony is available here.

Resource | Communications to Law Firms

Law Firm Did You Know?

May 28, 2019

Second Edition Did You Know? document from Law Firm Outreach team posted.

Resource | Communications to Law Firms

Law Firm Meeting Notes

May 28, 2019

Notes posted from the May 21, 2019 VCF conference call with law firms.

Resource | Communications to Law Firms

Claim Management System Update

May 6, 2019

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.