S.1315 - Fire Police Fairness Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
Summary: S.1315 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Introduced in Senate (06/30/2011)
Fire Police Fairness Act - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include a fire police officer as a public safety officer for purposes of death benefits provisions. Defines a "fire police officer" as an individual who: (1) is serving in accordance with state or local law as a member of a legally organized public safety agency but is not a law enforcement officer, a firefighter, a chaplain, or a member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew; and (2) is officially deployed to provide scene security or directs traffic in response to any fire, rescue, or police emergency or at a planned special event.