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Text of the Disabled Public Safety Officers Fairness Act of 2008

This bill was introduced on June 24, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 24, 2008 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6360

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 24, 2008

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To provide public safety officer disability benefits to officers disabled before the enactment of the Federal public safety officer disability benefits law.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Disabled Public Safety Officers Fairness Act of 2008.

2.

Disability benefits for public safety officers disabled before enactment of Public Safety Officer disability law

(a)

In general

Section 1201(b) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3796(b)) is amended by inserting after determines that a public safety officer has the following: , whether before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act,.

(b)

Applicability

The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to any public safety officer alive on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.