Text: H.R.3663 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress]
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[H.R. 3663 Introduced in House (IH)]







107th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 3663

To repeal the provision of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund 
of 2001 that requires the reduction of a claimant's compensation by the 
 amount of any collateral source compensation payments the claimant is 
              entitled to receive, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 29, 2002

 Mrs. Roukema introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
To repeal the provision of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund 
of 2001 that requires the reduction of a claimant's compensation by the 
 amount of any collateral source compensation payments the claimant is 
              entitled to receive, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``September 11th Victim Compensation 
Fund Fairness Act''.

SEC. 2. REPEAL OF COLLATERAL COMPENSATION PROVISION.

    (a) Repeal of Collateral Compensation Provision.--Section 405(b)(6) 
of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 (49 U.S.C. 40101 
note) is hereby repealed.
    (b) Application of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 
2001.--The compensation program established under the September 11th 
Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 (49 U.S.C. 40101 note) shall be 
administered as if section 405(b)(6) of that Act had not been enacted.

SEC. 3. AMENDMENT OF COLLATERAL SOURCE DEFINITION.

    Paragraph (6) of section 402 of the September 11th Victim 
Compensation Fund of 2001 (49 U.S.C. 40101 note) is amended by adding 
at the end the following: ``The term `collateral source' does not 
include payments or other assistance received from a nonprofit 
organization, if such organization is described in paragraph (3) or (4) 
of section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and is exempt 
from tax under section 501(a) of such Code.''.
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