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Jul 23, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on July 23, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district
A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to allow paid leave for Federal and District of Columbia government employees serving in volunteer fire departments or rescue squads in emergency circumstances.
7/23/1981--Introduced.Emergency Fire Department and Rescue Squad Volunteer Protection Act of 1981 - Allows Federal and District of Columbia government employees up to four hours paid leave per week for purposes ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4247 — 97th Congress: Emergency Fire Department and Rescue Squad Volunteer Protection Act of 1981. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr4247
“H.R. 4247 — 97th Congress: Emergency Fire Department and Rescue Squad Volunteer Protection Act of 1981.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr4247>
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