H.R. 1668 (112th): Danny McIntosh Emergency Medical Service Providers Protection Act

May 02, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Michael Fitzpatrick
Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district
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This bill was introduced on May 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 02, 2011
Referred to Committee May 02, 2011
Full Title

To include nonprofit and volunteer ground and air ambulance crew members and first responders for certain benefits.


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2 cosponsors (2D) (show)

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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Danny McIntosh Emergency Medical Service Providers Protection Act - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1986 to include within the definitions of "member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew" and "public safety officer" for purposes of eligibility for public safety officers' benefits an officially recognized or designated employee or volunteer member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew that:
(1) is a public agency or a nonprofit entity serving the public that is officially authorized or licensed to engage in rescue activity or to provide emergency medical services and that is officially designated as a prehospital emergency medical response agency, and
(2) is engaging in rescue activity or in the provision of emergency medical services.
Cancels $12 million of unobligated balances available under the Department of Justice (DOJ) Assets Forfeiture Fund.
Makes this Act applicable to injuries sustained on or after June 1, 2009.

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