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Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedMay 6th, 2013
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Fire Police Fairness Act
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to extend public safety officers' death benefits to fire police officers.
Fire Police Fairness Act - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include a fire police officer as a public safety officer for purposes of death benefits provisions. Defines a "fire police officer" as an individual who: (1) is serving in accordance with state or local law as a member of a legally organized public safety agency but is not a law enforcement officer, a firefighter, a chaplain, or a member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew; and (2) provides scene security or directs traffic in response to any fire, rescue, or police emergency or at a planned special event.