36 U.S. Code § 151302 - Purposes
Section 5201(b) of former Title 36, from which this section was derived, was amended by Pub. L. 105–276, title IV, § 427(a),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2510, see section 5(a) ofPub. L. 105–225, set out as a Legislative Purpose and Construction note preceding section 101 of this title. As subsequently amended by Pub. L. 106–503, this section restated the provisions of section 5201(b) of former Title 36, as amended by Pub. L. 105–276, § 427(a), with the exception that in par. (1)(B), the words “plan, direct, and manage the memorial service referred to in subparagraph (A)” were used instead of “plan, direct, and manage the memorial service referred to in subparagraph (A) and related activities”.
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|Oct. 26, 1992, Pub. L. 102–522, title II, § 202(b), 106 Stat. 3417.|
“Whereas 1,200,000 men and women comprise the American fire and emergency services; “Whereas the fire and emergency services is considered one of the most dangerous jobs in the United States; “Whereas fire and emergency services personnel respond to over 16 million emergency calls annually, without reservation and with little regard for their personal safety; “Whereas fire and emergency services personnel are the first to respond to an emergency, whether it involves a fire, medical emergency, spill of hazardous materials, natural disaster, act of terrorism, or transportation accident; “Whereas approximately one-third of all active fire and emergency personnel suffer debilitating injuries annually; and “Whereas approximately 100 fire and emergency services personnel die annually in the line of duty: Now, therefore, be it
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