S. 1798 (113th): Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act


Dec 10, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 10, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Warner

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not counted as full-time employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Summary (CRS)

Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that a qualified emergency services volunteer shall not be counted in determining the number of ... Read more >

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Dec 10, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1798”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (22D, 10R, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3685 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 10, 2013

H.R. 3979 (Related)
Carl Levin and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 19, 2014

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