H.R.919 - Hometown Heroes Survivors Benefits Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
||Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2] (Introduced 02/26/2003)
||House - Judiciary
||09/09/2003 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR 8065-8066) (All Actions)
||For further action, see S. 459, which became Public Law 108-182 on 12/15/2003.
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Introduced in House (02/26/2003)
Hometown Heroes Survivors Benefits Act - 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.