S.1221 - Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2005

A 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. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: A 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. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2005 - Provides that, with regard to an individual federally employed in fire protection activities: (1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers and infectious diseases shall be presumed to be proximately caused by the individual's employ

Official Summary

Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2005 - Provides that, with regard to an individual federally employed in fire protection activities:
(1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers and infectious diseases shall be presumed to be proximately caused by the individual's employment;
(2) such individual's disability or death due to such a disease shall be presumed to result from personal injury sustained while in the performance of duty; and
(3) such presumptions may be rebutted by a preponderance of the evidence.

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