S. 420: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act

Introduced:

Feb 10, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Feb 10, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 10, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Junior Senator from Pennsylvania

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2015
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 10, 2015
 
Introduced

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