Public Law 115-276: 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor Act of 2017

By | June 1, 2019
The 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor.

Makes public safety officers who died from health issues as a result of their participation in response to the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center eligible for the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor.

Official Summary

9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor Act of 2017

This bill makes eligible for the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor a public safety officer who: (1) participated in the response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001; and (2) died because of such participation as a result of a WTC-related health condition (i.e., a World Trade Center-related health condition).

Passed House
2018-09-26
Passed Senate
2018-10-11
Signed by President
2018-11-03
Became Public Law
2018-11-03

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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