About the bill
- Full Title
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Jul 23, 1981
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4247”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
14 cosponsors (8D, 6R)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr4247>
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