H.R. 5697 (109th): Federal Wildland Firefighter Classification Act

Jun 28, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Passed House)
Richard Pombo
Representative for California's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated
Dec 08, 2006
3 pages

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 7, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced Jun 28, 2006
Referred to Committee Jun 28, 2006
Reported by Committee Jun 29, 2006
Passed House Dec 07, 2006
Full Title

To provide for the appropriate designation of certain Federal positions involved in wildland fire suppression activities.


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2 cosponsors (2R) (show)

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12/7/2006--Passed House amended.
Federal Wildland Firefighter Classification Act - Directs the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in the administration of federal law governing the classification of certain positions in the federal government, to ensure that the official title assigned to any class or other category of positions that consists primarily or exclusively of forest technician positions, range technician positions, or any other category of positions the duties and responsibilities of which include significant wildland fire suppression activities shall include the designation of "Wildland Firefighter" or words to that effect.
Entitles an employee in an occupational series covering positions for which the primary duties are wildland firefighting, as determined by OPM, to the hazardous duty pay differential.

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