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Introduced in House (06/05/2001)

Vaccine Injury Compensation Reform Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the deadline for filing petitions for compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. Allows petitions to be filed until 36 months after the date on which the injury is diagnosed, except that, if the injury is first diagnosed before enactment of this Act, a petition may be filed until 36 months after the latest of: (1) the diagnosis date; (2) the date of the first symptom or manifestation of the onset or the significant aggravation of the injury; or (3) the date of this Act's enactment, if the injury is first diagnosed more than 36 months after manifestation.