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19% For, 81% Against
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H.R. 2160, The Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2007
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H.R. 2160 would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide recruitment and retention incentives for volunteer emergency service workers.
Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2007 - 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 fire fighting and 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).
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 5/3/2007: Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
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