S. 420: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act

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.

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Feb 10, 2015


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.


Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Junior Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2015
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Feb 10, 2015

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S. 420 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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