Summary: S.1221 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/09/2005)

Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2005 - Provides that, with regard to an individual federally employed in fire protection activities: (1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers and infectious diseases shall be presumed to be proximately caused by the individual's employment; (2) such individual's disability or death due to such a disease shall be presumed to result from personal injury sustained while in the performance of duty; and (3) such presumptions may be rebutted by a preponderance of the evidence.