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.
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Jul 23, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
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
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H.R. 4247 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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