S. 501: Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Reauthorization Act of 2013

Introduced:
Mar 07, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

H.R. 3747 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 12, 2013

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Sponsor
Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Senior Senator from New York
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Mar 07, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 933 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2011

H.R. 3747 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 12, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 7, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 07, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 07, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and increase the exclusion for benefits provided to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical responders.

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Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (9D, 1R) (show)
Committees

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/7/2013--Introduced.
Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for benefits paid to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by states and local governments, to: (1) increase the amount of benefits excludible; and (2) make such tax exclusion available for taxable years beginning in 2014, 2015, or 2016.

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