To waive limitations on overtime and premium pay for wildland firefighters, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2021
Length: 6 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on June 30, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
10 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Ordered Reported — Nov 3, 2021
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Four Lofgren Bills to Combat Wildfires, Pay Firefighters More, And Improve Wildfire Research”
— Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA18] (Sponsor) on Jul 29, 2022
“New Letter: Harder Pushes for Overtime and Premium Pay Fix for Federal Firefighters”
— Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA9] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 23, 2021
Jun 30, 2021
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H.R. 4274 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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