PRINTER'S NO. 861
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY MALONEY, SAYLOR, MURT, KAUFFMAN, TOEPEL, BAKER,
CORBIN, TAYLOR, FEE, PICKETT, BURNS, GREINER, NEILSON,
DiGIROLAMO, V. BROWN, BULLOCK, BENNINGHOFF, KNOWLES, DEAN,
MACKENZIE, DRISCOLL, GODSHALL, WATSON, KINSEY, CALTAGIRONE,
WARD, COX, EVERETT, TALLMAN, HANNA, O'NEILL, D. COSTA,
A. HARRIS, MOUL, SCHLOSSBERG, BIZZARRO, STURLA, STAATS,
LONGIETTI, MATZIE, GOODMAN, GILLEN, ZIMMERMAN, ORTITAY,
CONKLIN, B. MILLER, BARBIN, McCLINTON, FARRY, GABLER AND
M. QUINN, MARCH 10, 2017
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON VETERANS AFFAIRS AND EMERGENCY
PREPAREDNESS, MARCH 10, 2017
Designating September 27 of each year as "First Responders Day."
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Short title.
This act shall be known and may be cited as the First
Responders Day Act.
Section 2. Legislative findings and declarations.
The General Assembly finds and declares as follows:
(1) Our first responders, who are police, fire,
emergency medical service and public health personnel, work
selflessly on behalf of the people of this Commonwealth,
regardless of the risk or hazard, and truly are citizens
serving the community.