H.R.2709 - Fire Police Fairness Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] (Introduced 05/14/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/26/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2709 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/14/2019)
Fire Police Fairness Act
This bill includes additional firefighters within the definition of "public safety officer" for purposes of death, disability, and education benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program.
Specifically, it includes as a public safety officer a firefighter whose primary duty during an emergency response is to secure the scene or manage traffic.