Volunteer Firefighter Act Passes House

January 2008
Fire Chief;Jan2008, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p14
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The article reports on the passing of the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act (VRIPA) by the U.S. House of Representatives. The Act prohibits the federal government from taxing benefits provided to volunteer firefighters and emergency services personnel by state and local governments. It is reported that VRIPA passed the Senate as part of House Resolution 3648 and is now on the way to the president for signature.


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