S.3005 - Rural and Part-time Firefighter Training Fairness Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 11/18/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||11/18/2004 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs.|
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Summary: S.3005 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/18/2004)
Rural and Part-time Firefighter Training Fairness Act - Authorizes the use of funds appropriated to the Office of State and Local Government Coordination and Preparedness for grants to States and local governments to provide reasonable stipends to part-time and volunteer first responders not otherwise compensated for travel to or participation in terrorism response courses approved by the Office for Domestic Preparedness.
States that such stipends shall not be considered compensation for purposes of rendering first responders employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.