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H.R. 606 (114th): Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain compensation received by public safety officers and their dependents from gross income.

Sponsor and status

Erik Paulsen

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 12, 2016
Length: 1 page
Jan 28, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 22, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 22, 2015.

Pub.L. 114-14

25 Cosponsors (19 Republicans, 6 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Paulsen Legislation Supporting Families of Fallen Police Officers, Firefighters, and EMTs
    — Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on May 12, 2015

Rep. Kelly Releases Year-End Report for 2015: \"Getting Things Done, Standing on Principle\"
    — Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 6, 2016

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 606, H.R. 651, H.R. 1075, H.R. 1191, S. 1124
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] on May 26, 2015

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Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 916: Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act

Ordered Reported on Apr 14, 2015. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 279: Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act

Introduced on Jan 28, 2015. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 322: Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act

Introduced on Jan 29, 2015. 99% incorporated. (compare text)


Jan 28, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 12, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 14, 2015
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 22, 2015
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 606 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 606. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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