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Transition – Military Medic to Civilian EMT/Paramedic
Legislation - Dec 2020

Transition – Military Medic to Civilian EMT/Paramedic

Representative O’Neal plans to reintroduce House Bill 925 that will ensure that a service member's military education and training are...
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Reduced Hunting and Fishing License Fees for Volunteer Firefighters
Legislation - Dec 2020

Reduced Hunting and Fishing License Fees for Volunteer Firefighters

Senator Brooks plans to introduce legislation that will offer a reduced fee for hunting and fishing licenses for volunteer firefighters...
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Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Service Personnel
Legislation - Dec 2020

Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Service Personnel

Senator J. Ward plans to reintroduce a package of bills (Senate Bills 64-65) from last session aimed at volunteer firefighters...
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Tax Credits for Volunteer First Responders Legislation
Legislation - Dec 2020

Tax Credits for Volunteer First Responders Legislation

Representative Owlett plans to reintroduce House Bill 1705 authorizing school districtsto enact a tax credit against the property tax liability of active volunteers...
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Reallocation of EMS Grant Funds to Increase Medicaid Reimbursement Rate
Legislation - Dec 2020

Reallocation of EMS Grant Funds to Increase Medicaid Reimbursement Rate

Senator Pittman plans to introduce legislation to reallocate the $4.5 million currently awarded to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) annually through...
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Permit EMS Providers to Leave a Dose of Naloxone with a Caregiver of a Patient who Overdosed
Legislation - Dec 2020

Permit EMS Providers to Leave a Dose of Naloxone with a Caregiver of a Patient who Overdosed

Senator Phillips-Hill plans to reintroduce Senate Bill 223 from last session that will amend the Pennsylvania Pharmacy Act to permanently...
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Allowing Volunteer Fire Departments to Fund raise Online During Pandemic
Legislation - Dec 2020

Allowing Volunteer Fire Departments to Fund raise Online During Pandemic

Senator Pittman plans to reintroduce Senate 1266 from last session to allow volunteer fire departments, veterans organizations and other non-profits...
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Proposed Legislation – December 2020
Legislation

Proposed Legislation – December 2020

See below proposed PA legislation that was introduced in December that may affect your industry. If you have questions and/or...
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Firefighter Training Pilot Program for High School Students
Legislation - Dec 2020

Firefighter Training Pilot Program for High School Students

Senator Brooks plans to reintroduce Senate Bills 331 from last session, which creates a pilot program for community colleges and...
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Firefighter Tax Relief
Legislation - Dec 2020

Firefighter Tax Relief

Senator Stefano plans to reintroduce legislation to provide financial relief to firefighters in the Commonwealth. For more information, click here.
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Devoting Funds from 50/50 Raffles to Fire Departments
Legislation - Dec 2020

Devoting Funds from 50/50 Raffles to Fire Departments

Senator Brooks plans to introduce legislation that would devote five percent of the philanthropic raffle revenue to local fire departments. Faced...
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