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S. 1238 (115th): Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2017

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

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Sponsor and status

Susan Collins

Sponsor. Senator for Maine. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 25, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

11 Cosponsors (10 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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History

May 25, 2017
 
Introduced

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S. 1238 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1238. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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