H.R. 5355 (109th): Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Act of 2006


May 11, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Melissa Hart

Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 11, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against tax for volunteer firefighters.

Summary (CRS)

5/11/2006--Introduced.Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Act of 2006 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow volunteer firefighters with eight or more years of service a $1,500 tax credit ($1,000 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 11, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5355”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5607 (Related)
Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Medical Service Incentive Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 2006

S. 625 (Related)
SERVE Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2005

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