TITLE

Senate Introduces Volunteer Protection Act

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jun2007, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act introduced by Senators Chris Dodd and Gordon Smith in the U.S. The act would prohibit the federal government from taxing benefits offered to volunteer fire and emergency services personnel by local and state units of the government. Philip C. Stittleburg, chairman of the National Volunteer Fire Council said that volunteer firefighters can save municipal, county, and state government tax-payers.
ACCESSION #
25518954

 

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