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      house Committees
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
      Workforce Protections
    IntroducedMarch 6th, 2013

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Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide recruitment and retention incentives for volunteer emergency service workers.


Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow sponsors of certain deferred compensation plans to elect to include length of service award plans for bona fide volunteers providing firefighting and fire prevention services, emergency medical services, ambulance services, and emergency rescue services. Directs the Secretary of Labor to issue regulations exempting a length of service award program from treatment as an employee pension benefit plan under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

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