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Introduced in House (02/16/1996)

Canine Unit Preservation Act of 1996 - Authorizes law enforcement agencies and fire departments to enter into overtime compensation payment agreements with officers assigned to canine units, for hours spent by such officers in care and training of dogs in such units, in accordance with specified provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.

Directs the Secretary of Labor to issue guidelines for preparation of such agreements and to approve agreements prepared in accordance with such guidelines.