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Text of To modify the training requirements for certain fire departments applying for Federal grants.

This bill was introduced on June 6, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 6, 2012 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5900

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 6, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

A BILL

To modify the training requirements for certain fire departments applying for Federal grants.

1.

Training requirement modification

(a)

In general

Any fire station serving a rural area may apply for a grant from the Federal Government for which it would otherwise be eligible regardless of whether it has completed the National Incident Management System (NIMS) training.

(b)

Delayed training

Any fire station serving a rural area that receives a grant for which it applied under subsection (a) shall complete such training by the end of the period of time covered by the grant award and may claim the cost of such training as an allowable cost under the grant award.

(c)

Fire station serving a rural area defined

In this section, the term fire station serving a rural area means any fire department with a service area that comprises all territory, population, and housing units in rural areas or outside a city or town with a population of less than 20,000 people.