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S.501: Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Reauthorization Act of 2013

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Sponsor Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 13 (12 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 7, 2013
Latest Major Action March 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for benefits paid to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by states and local governments, to: (1) increase the amount of benefits excludible; and (2) make such tax exclusion available for taxable years beginning in 2014, 2015, or 2016.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.