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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the exclusion for benefits provided to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical responders.

Actions Overview (1)

02/14/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

02/14/2019Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/14/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (38)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-16]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 02/14/2019
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13]* 02/14/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 02/14/2019
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 02/14/2019
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-15]* 02/14/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 02/25/2019
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 02/25/2019
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 02/27/2019
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 02/27/2019
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 02/27/2019
Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] 02/28/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 03/06/2019
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5] 04/03/2019
Rep. Stauber, Pete [R-MN-8] 04/03/2019
Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] 04/03/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 04/03/2019
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1] 04/12/2019
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] 04/12/2019
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2] 04/30/2019
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 04/30/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 04/30/2019
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 04/30/2019
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 05/10/2019
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 06/13/2019
Rep. Meuser, Daniel [R-PA-9] 10/04/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7] 10/16/2019
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-17] 11/18/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means02/14/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (02/14/2019)

Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2019

This bill modifies the tax exclusion for tax benefits and qualified payments provided to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by a state or local government to (1) increase the dollar limitation for qualified payments, and (2) make the tax exclusion permanent. (Under current law, the exclusion expired at the end of 2010.)