H. R. 1174, Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2019.

Summary: To amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to create a presumption that a disability or death of a Federal employee in fire protection activities caused by any of certain diseases is the result of the performance of such employee’s duty, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors Bipartisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 10/28/19.

STATUS: Introduced 2/13/19 by Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24].

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • To amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to create a presumption that a disability or death of a Federal employee in fire protection activities caused by any of certain diseases is the result of the performance of such employee’s duty, and for other purposes. (Source: GovTrack)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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