H.R.5334 - Hometown Heroes Survivors Benefits Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2] (Introduced 09/05/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 107-786|
|Latest Action:||11/15/2002 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5334 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Hometown Heroes Survivors Benefits Act of 2002 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that a public safety officer who dies as the direct and proximate result of a heart attack or stroke suffered while on duty or within 24 hours after participating in a training exercise or responding to an emergency situation shall be presumed to have died as the direct and proximate result of a personal injury sustained in the line of duty, for purposes of survivor benefits.
Reported to House without amendment (11/14/2002)
Makes this Act applicable to deaths occurring on or after January 1, 2002.