110-H.R.3822

To amend title 1 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include nongovernmental and volunteer firefighters, ground and air ambulance crew members, and first responders for certain benefits.

10/12/2007--Introduced.

Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include among individuals eligible for public safety officers' death benefits nongovernmental employees and volunteers: (1) of a fire department, ground or air ambulance service, or first responder or rescue squad that is licensed or recognized by a state or local government; and (2) who perform official duties serving the public in fire suppression, rescue, or emergency medical and ambulance services.

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