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9/11 Health - News and Events - Legislation

United States Senate

Long Term Health Impacts from September 11: A Review of Treatment, Diagnosis and Monitoring Efforts
Testimony of Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor, New York City
March 2007

Long Term Health Impacts from September 11: A Review of Treatment, Diagnosis and Monitoring Efforts PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of Dr. Kerry Kelly, Chief Medical Officer, NYC Fire Department
March 2007

Impacts of the September 11 Attack on Air Quality
Testimony of Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Testimony of Joel A. Miele Sr., P.E., Commissioner, NYC Department of Environmental Protection
February 2002

United States House of Representatives

H.R. 847, James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2009 PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of:

  • Caswell F. Holloway, Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor Edward Skyler and Special Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg
  • Joan Reibman, MD, Director, WTC Environmental Health Center, Bellevue Hospital, New York University School of Medicine

April 2009

H.R. 847, James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2009 PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of Michael Cardozo, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York

March 2009

H.R. 6594, James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2008 PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of:

  • Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor, New York City
  • Caswell F.Holloway, Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor Edward Skyler and Special Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg

July 2008

Paying With Their Lives: The Status of Compensation for 9/11 Health Effects PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of Michael Cardozo, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York
April 2008

World Trade Center 9/11 Health Monitoring and Treatment Program PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of:

  • David Prezant, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Office of Medical Affairs, Co-Director World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Programs, NYC Fire Department
  • Joan Reibman, MD, Director, WTC Environmental Health Center, Bellevue Hospital, New York University School of Medicine
  • Lorna Thorpe, PhD, MPH, the New York City Health Department's Deputy Commissioner of Epidemiology

March 2008

Answering the Call: Medical Monitoring and Treatment of 9/11
Health Effects
 PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of Edward Skyler, Deputy Mayor for Administration
September 2007

9/11 Health Effects: Federal Monitoring and Treatment of Residents and Responders PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of:

  • Linda Gibbs, NYC Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services
  • Edward Skyler, NYC Deputy Mayor for Administration
  • Eli J. Kleinman, MD, Supervising Chief Surgeon, New York Police Department
  • David Prezant, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Office of Medical Affairs, Co-Director World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Programs, NYC Fire Department
  • Joan Reibman, MD, Director, WTC Environmental Health Center, Bellevue Hospital, New York University School of Medicine
February 2007 

Progress Since 9/11: Protecting Public Health and Safety of the Responders and Residents
Testimony of Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
September 2006

Assessing Sept 11th Health Effects: What Should Be Done?
Testimony of Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
October 2003

New York City Council

Oversight — Are Cancer Rates Increasing in 9/11 Responders?
Testimony of Carolyn, Greene, Deputy Commissioner for Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of David Prezant , Chief Medical Officer, Special Advisor to the Fire Commissioner on Health Policy, New York City Fire Department PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
June 2013

Oversight – Examining the NYC World Trade Center Medical Working Group 2011 Annual Report on 9/11 Health
Testimony of Carolyn Greene, Deputy Commissioner for Epidemiology, New YorkCity Department of Health and Mental Hygiene PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
January 2012

Oversight - Examining the NYC World Trade Center Medical Working Group 2010 Annual Report on 9/11 Health
Testimony of Tamiru Mammo, Senior Advisor for Health Policy, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)

Testimony of Carolyn Greene, Deputy Commissioner for Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
February 2011

Oversight - Examining the NYC World Trade Center Medical Working Group 2009 Annual Report on 9/11 Health
Testimony of Tamiru Mammo, Senior Advisor for Health Policy, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
December 2009

Int. No. 714 - Amending the Administrative Code in Relation to Healthcare Expenses for Certain 9/11 Workers.
Testimony of Joey Kara Koch, Special Counsel to Mayor Bloomberg PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
June 2009

Oversight - Resolution calling upon Congress to amend and pass H.R. 847, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, to reduce the share of the costs borne by the City.
Testimony of Caswell F. Holloway, Chief of Staff to Deputy Mayor for Operations Edward Skyler and Special Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
May 2009

Oversight - An update on Access to Medical Care and Benefits for Uniformed Municipal Workers Involved in the 9-11 Recovery Effort
Testimony of Rima Cohen, Director of Health and Social Services, Office of the New York City Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of Lorna Thorpe, Ph.D., Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
September 2008

Oversight: An update on Access to Medical Care and Benefits for Uniformed Municipal Workers Involved in the 9/11 Recovery Effort
Testimony of Linda Gibbs, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
September 2007

Oversight: An Update on the Status of Access to Medical Care for Uniformed Municipal Workers Involved in the 9/11 Recovery Effort
Testimony of Linda Gibbs, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
Testimony of Caswell Holloway, Chief of Staff to Deputy Mayor Edward Skyler PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download)
March 2007

Uniformed Municipal Workers Involved in the 9/11 Recovery Effort and their Access to Medical Care
Testimony of Lorna Thorpe, Ph.D., Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
September 2006

EPA Clean-up of WTC Dust
Testimony of Jessica Leighton, Ph.D., Deputy Commissioner, Environmental Disease Prevention, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
February 2006

Post 9/11 Mental Health Services
Testimony of Lloyd I. Sederer, M.D., Executive Deputy Commissioner for Mental Hygiene, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
April 2004

Air Quality Post-9/11
Testimony of Isaac Weisfuse, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Commissioner, Disease Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
April 2004

Technology Lessons Learned from New York City's Response to September 11
Testimony of Edward Carubis, Assistant Commissioner, Management Information Services, NYC Department of Health
May 2002


 
 

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