S. 385 (112th): Dale Long Emergency Medical Service Providers Protection Act

Feb 17, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Patrick Leahy
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Feb 17, 2011
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 1353 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 03, 2009

S. 1696 (Related)
Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvements Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 12, 2011


This bill was introduced on February 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 17, 2011
Referred to Committee Feb 17, 2011
Full Title

A bill to include nonprofit and volunteer ground and air ambulance crew members and first responders for certain benefits.


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6 cosponsors (4D, 1R, 1I) (show)

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Dale Long 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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