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S.506: Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2013

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Sponsor Susan Collins, R-Maine
Total Cosponsors 7 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 7, 2013
Latest Major Action March 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow sponsors of certain deferred compensation plans to elect to include length of service award plans for bona fide volunteers providing firefighting and fire prevention services, emergency medical services, ambulance services, and emergency rescue services.

Directs the Secretary of Labor to issue regulations exempting a length of service award program from treatment as an employee pension benefit plan under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

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