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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Firefighter Investment and Response Enhancement (FIRE) Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to make grants to fire departments for the purpose of protecting the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.

Actions Overview (1)

03/17/1999Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

04/12/2000Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Emergency Management
03/26/1999Referred to the Subcommittee on Basic Research.
Action By: Committee on Science
03/21/1999Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
03/17/1999Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Action By: House of Representatives
03/17/1999Referred to House Science
Action By: House of Representatives
03/17/1999Referred to the Committee on Science, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/17/1999Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (285)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1]* 03/17/1999
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Baldacci, John Elias [D-ME-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Bonior, David E. [D-MI-10]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Boucher, Rick [D-VA-9]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Burr, Richard [R-NC-5]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Coyne, William J. [D-PA-14]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Deutsch, Peter [D-FL-20]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Ehrlich, Robert L., Jr. [R-MD-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Forbes, Michael P. [R-NY-1]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-20]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-6]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Kelly, Sue W. [R-NY-19]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-9]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Klink, Ron [D-PA-4]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 03/17/1999
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Lucas, Ken [D-KY-4]* 03/17/1999
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 03/17/1999
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 03/17/1999
Rep. McHugh, John M. [R-NY-24]* 03/17/1999
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Mascara, Frank [D-PA-20]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Matsui, Robert T. [D-CA-5]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ-13]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Metcalf, Jack [R-WA-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-34]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Ney, Robert W. [R-OH-18]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Pickett, Owen B. [D-VA-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Quinn, Jack [R-NY-30]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Ramstad, Jim [R-MN-3]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Reyes, Silvestre [D-TX-16]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Sweeney, John E. [R-NY-22]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Weygand, Robert A. [D-RI-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Wise, Robert E., Jr. [D-WV-2]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9]* 03/17/1999
Rep. McKinney, Cynthia A. [D-GA-4]* 03/17/1999
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] 03/18/1999
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5] 03/18/1999
Rep. McCarthy, Karen [D-MO-5] 03/18/1999
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 03/18/1999
Rep. Maloney, James H. [D-CT-5] 03/18/1999
Rep. Blagojevich, Rod R. [D-IL-5] 03/18/1999
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-2] 03/18/1999
Rep. Clayton, Eva M. [D-NC-1] 03/23/1999
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1] 03/23/1999
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7] 03/23/1999
Rep. Gejdenson, Sam [D-CT-2] 03/23/1999
Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17] 03/23/1999
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 04/12/1999
Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4] 04/12/1999
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-50] 04/12/1999
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] 04/12/1999
Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-6] 04/12/1999
Rep. Brown, George E., Jr. [D-CA-42] 04/12/1999
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3] 04/12/1999
Rep. Phelps, David D. [D-IL-19] 04/12/1999
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] 04/12/1999
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 04/19/1999
Rep. Weller, Jerry [R-IL-11] 04/19/1999
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6] 04/21/1999
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] 04/21/1999
Rep. Walsh, James T. [R-NY-25] 04/21/1999
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] 04/21/1999
Rep. Moakley, John Joseph [D-MA-9] 04/21/1999
Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-23] 04/21/1999
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8] 04/21/1999
Rep. Rivers, Lynn N. [D-MI-13] 04/21/1999
Rep. Delahunt, William D. [D-MA-10] 04/27/1999
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4] 04/27/1999
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 04/27/1999
Rep. Barcia, James A. [D-MI-5] 04/27/1999
Rep. LaFalce, John J. [D-NY-29] 04/27/1999
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1] 04/27/1999
Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] 05/04/1999
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5] 05/04/1999
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-10] 05/04/1999
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] 05/04/1999
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 05/04/1999
Rep. Mink, Patsy T. [D-HI-2] 05/12/1999
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 05/12/1999
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 05/12/1999
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9] 05/12/1999
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8] 05/12/1999
Rep. Meehan, Martin T. [D-MA-5] 05/18/1999
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-19] 05/18/1999
Rep. Traficant, James A., Jr. [D-OH-17] 05/18/1999
Rep. Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr. [D-AL-5] 05/18/1999
Rep. Roukema, Marge [R-NJ-5] 05/18/1999
Rep. Hilleary, Van [R-TN-4] 05/18/1999
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10] 05/18/1999
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2] 05/18/1999
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 05/18/1999
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] 05/18/1999
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 05/18/1999
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] 05/18/1999
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19] 05/18/1999
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 05/18/1999
Rep. Roemer, Tim [D-IN-3] 05/24/1999
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-15] 05/24/1999
Rep. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD-3] 05/24/1999
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-22] 05/24/1999
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 05/24/1999
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-26] 05/25/1999
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] 05/25/1999
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 05/25/1999
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1] 06/14/1999
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5] 06/14/1999
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11] 06/14/1999
Rep. Condit, Gary A. [D-CA-18] 06/14/1999
Rep. Turner, Jim [D-TX-2] 06/15/1999
Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-23] 06/15/1999
Rep. Clement, Bob [D-TN-5] 06/18/1999
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] 06/23/1999
Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11] 06/23/1999
Rep. Gibbons, Jim [R-NV-2] 06/30/1999
Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12] 06/30/1999
Rep. Shows, Ronnie [D-MS-4] 07/01/1999
Rep. Hoeffel, Joseph M. [D-PA-13] 07/12/1999
Rep. Hall, Tony P. [D-OH-3] 07/12/1999
Rep. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI-8] 07/15/1999
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-12] 07/15/1999
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 07/15/1999
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [D-VA-5] 07/16/1999
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] 07/16/1999
Rep. Sherwood, Don [R-PA-10] 07/16/1999
Rep. Gekas, George W. [R-PA-17] 07/21/1999
Rep. Spence, Floyd [R-SC-2] 07/21/1999
Rep. Lampson, Nick [D-TX-9] 07/21/1999
Rep. Nussle, Jim [R-IA-2] 07/21/1999
Rep. John, Christopher [D-LA-7] 07/22/1999
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] 07/26/1999
Rep. Greenwood, James C. [R-PA-8] 07/26/1999
Rep. Dicks, Norman D. [D-WA-6] 07/26/1999
Rep. Thurman, Karen L. [D-FL-5] 07/29/1999
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R-FL-21] 08/03/1999
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1] 08/03/1999
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 08/05/1999
Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-9] 08/05/1999
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 09/08/1999
Rep. Rogan, James E. [R-CA-27] 09/08/1999
Rep. Sisisky, Norman [D-VA-4] 09/08/1999
Rep. Cook, Merrill [R-UT-2] 09/08/1999
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 09/08/1999
Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3] 09/08/1999
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 09/22/1999
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 09/22/1999
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28] 09/22/1999
Rep. Borski, Robert A. [D-PA-3] 09/22/1999
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] 09/24/1999
Rep. Radanovich, George [R-CA-19] 09/24/1999
Rep. Danner, Pat [D-MO-6] 09/24/1999
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2] 09/29/1999
Rep. Callahan, Sonny [R-AL-1] 09/29/1999
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8] 09/29/1999
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 09/29/1999
Rep. Bentsen, Ken [D-TX-25] 10/05/1999
Rep. Stupak, Bart [D-MI-1] 10/05/1999
Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3] 10/05/1999
Rep. Bilbray, Brian P. [R-CA-49] 10/05/1999
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27] 10/05/1999
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 10/25/1999
Rep. Ehlers, Vernon J. [R-MI-3] 10/25/1999
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1] 10/27/1999
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] 10/27/1999
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-20] 11/01/1999
Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [R-LA-3] 11/03/1999
Rep. Underwood, Robert A. [D-GU-At Large] 11/03/1999
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] 11/05/1999
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11] 11/09/1999
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2] 11/10/1999
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 11/10/1999
Rep. Fossella, Vito [R-NY-13] 11/19/1999
Rep. Gilchrest, Wayne T. [R-MD-1] 11/19/1999
Rep. McInnis, Scott [R-CO-3] 11/19/1999
Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1] 01/27/2000
Rep. Watt, Melvin L. [D-NC-12] 01/27/2000
Rep. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS-1] 01/27/2000
Rep. Riley, Bob [R-AL-3] 01/27/2000
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3] 01/27/2000
Rep. Stenholm, Charles W. [D-TX-17] 01/27/2000
Rep. Jenkins, William L. [R-TN-1] 01/27/2000
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large] 01/27/2000
Rep. Snyder, Vic [D-AR-2] 01/27/2000
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-3] 01/27/2000
Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-28] 01/27/2000
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-5] 03/08/2000
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 03/08/2000
Rep. Wilson, Heather [R-NM-1] 03/08/2000
Rep. Young, C. W. Bill [R-FL-10] 03/08/2000
Rep. Hill, Baron P. [D-IN-9] 03/14/2000
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 03/14/2000
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] 03/23/2000
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13] 03/23/2000
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] 03/23/2000
Rep. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA-6] 03/23/2000
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11] 03/23/2000
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 03/23/2000
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6] 03/23/2000
Rep. Bryant, Ed [R-TN-7] 03/23/2000
Rep. Hayes, Robin [R-NC-8] 03/23/2000
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] 03/23/2000
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3] 03/23/2000
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 03/23/2000
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] 03/23/2000
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] 03/23/2000
Rep. Mollohan, Alan B. [D-WV-1] 03/23/2000
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10] 03/23/2000
Rep. Franks, Bob [R-NJ-7] 03/23/2000
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18] 03/23/2000
Rep. Sandlin, Max [D-TX-1] 03/27/2000
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] 03/27/2000
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 03/28/2000
Rep. Goodling, William F. [R-PA-19] 03/28/2000
Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] 03/28/2000
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16] 03/28/2000
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6] 04/03/2000
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16] 04/03/2000
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] 04/03/2000
Rep. Vento, Bruce F. [D-MN-4] 04/03/2000
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] 04/03/2000
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 04/10/2000
Rep. McIntosh, David M. [R-IN-2] 04/10/2000
Rep. Fletcher, Ernie [R-KY-6] 04/12/2000
Rep. Barrett, Thomas M. [D-WI-5] 04/12/2000
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 05/02/2000
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3] 05/02/2000
Rep. Boyd, Allen [D-FL-2] 05/02/2000
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-30] 05/04/2000
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-10] 05/04/2000
Rep. Sawyer, Tom [D-OH-14] 05/04/2000
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5] 05/04/2000
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] 05/15/2000
Rep. Leach, James A. [R-IA-1] 05/15/2000
Rep. Romero-Barcelo, Carlos A. [D-PR-At Large] 05/15/2000
Rep. Pombo, Richard W. [R-CA-11] 05/24/2000
Rep. Lazio, Rick [R-NY-2] 06/08/2000
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-33] 06/15/2000
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 06/15/2000
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-42] 06/20/2000
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] 06/20/2000
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-4] 07/10/2000
Rep. Talent, Jim [R-MO-2] 07/19/2000
Rep. Horn, Stephen [R-CA-38] 09/06/2000
Rep. Mica, John L. [R-FL-7] 09/06/2000
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] 09/06/2000
Rep. McCollum, Bill [R-FL-8] 09/06/2000
Rep. Chambliss, Saxby [R-GA-8] 09/14/2000
Rep. McCrery, Jim [R-LA-4] 09/18/2000
Rep. Davis, Jim [D-FL-11] 09/20/2000
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] 09/22/2000
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-5] 10/16/2000

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science03/17/1999 Referred to
House Science Subcommittee on Basic Research03/26/1999 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure03/17/1999 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Emergency Management03/21/1999 Referred to
04/12/2000 Hearings by

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Introduced in House (03/17/1999)

Firefighter Investment and Response Enhancement (FIRE) Act - Authorizes the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to make grants on a competitive basis to a variety of fire departments for any of a number of specified purposes, including: (1) hiring additional firefighting personnel; (2) training them; (3) funding creation of rapid intervention teams to protect firefighting personnel at the scenes of fires and other emergencies; (4) certifying fire inspectors; (5) establishing wellness and fitness programs for firefighting personnel; (6) funding emergency medical services; (7) acquiring additional firefighting vehicles and equipment, including personal protective equipment required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; (8) modifying fire stations, fire training facilities, and other facilities; (9) enforcing fire codes; (10) funding fire prevention programs; and (11) educating the public about arson prevention and detection.

Requires the FEMA Director to establish an office to set specific criteria for the selection of grant recipients and administer the grants.

Authorizes appropriations.