S.1798 - Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 12/10/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||12/10/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1798 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/10/2013)
Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that a qualified emergency services volunteer shall not be counted in determining the number of full-time employees of an employer for the purpose of shared responsibility requirements for employers with respect to health coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Defines "qualified emergency services volunteer" as a bona fide volunteer performing fire fighting and prevention services, emergency medical services, or ambulance services.