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senate Bill S. 876

Fire Police Fairness Act

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Title

Fire Police Fairness Act

Official Title

A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to extend public safety officers' death benefits to fire police officers.

Summary

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; (2) is not a law enforcement officer, a firefighter, a chaplain, or a member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew; and (3) provides scene security or directs traffic in response to any fire, rescue, or police emergency or at a planned special event. Makes conforming amendments to the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (USA PATRIOT Act).

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      senate Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedMay 7th, 2013

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