Senate committee OKs USFA reauthorization
- ADA isn't the only area of discrimination. Schneid, Thomas D. // Fire Engineering;Sep96, Vol. 149 Issue 9, p74
Discusses laws affecting fire departments in the United States. Includes Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Civil Rights Act of 1964; Civil Rights Act of 1991.
- Volunteer departments can charge homeowners for services. // Fire Engineering;Apr95, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p30
Reports on a legislation in Kentucky which empowers the volunteer fire department to bill property owners who do not pay subscriber fees for fire protection and other emergency services rendered by the departments.
- Legislation would limit liability of donors to volunteer fire departments. // Fire Engineering;Aug2001, Vol. 154 Issue 8, p41
Reports the passage of the Good Samaritan Volunteer Firefighter Assistance Act (H.R. 1919) in the United States House of Representatives. Provisions of the bill; Benefits of the legislation.
- Tier II chemical inventory form a preplanning resource. Bachman, Eric G. // Fire Engineering;Mar1998, Vol. 151 Issue 3, p182
Provides information on the significance of Tier II chemical inventory forms, filled up by fire departments. Benefits of the forms; Creation of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Details on the reporting requirements; Tier II form components; Storage codes and...
- Bill would limit liability of donors of equipment to volunteer fire departments. // Fire Engineering;Sep2000, Vol. 153 Issue 9, p32
Focuses on the proposed Good Samaritan Volunteer Firefighters Assistance Act designed to limit the liability of equipment donors to volunteer fire departments in the United States. Sponsors of the bill; Context of the bill; Similarity with the bill passed by a Texas state legislature.
- Law highlights need for fire departments to review policy... // Fire Engineering;Apr97, Vol. 150 Issue 4, p44
Focuses on the United States law called `Public Safety and Officers Benefits.' Its significant impact on the budgets and on fire rescue departments; Attorney James R. Cross' comments regarding the law.
- Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act reauthorized. // Fire Engineering;Jan1995, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p42
Reports that the United States House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee has approved a draft bill authorizing 31.5 million dollars each year for the U.S. Fire Administration for the fiscal years 1995 through 1997.
- Fire Administration analyzes vehicle extrication equipment. // Professional Safety;Jul95, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p10
Reports that the US Fire Administration has published a report on new developments in vehicle extraction equipment used by fire departments and emergency medical services personnel called `New Technologies in Vehicle Extraction.'
- USFA reauthorization bill passes House subcommittee. // Fire Engineering;Sep95, Vol. 148 Issue 9, p25
Reports that the House Science Committee has authorized a $28 million annual budget for the US Fire Administration (USFA) for fiscal years 1996-1997. Decrease in amount compared to past fiscal budgets; Contact information.