Bill Introduced to Expand Line-of-Duty Death Benefit Eligibility

09/19/2002
Washington, DC - As Congress and the nation prepared to mark the anniversary of 9/11, U.S. Reps. Bob Etheridge (D-NC), Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Curt Weldon (R-PA), and Michael Oxley (R-OH) announced the introduction of a bill that would expand the Public Safety Officers Benefits (PSOB) Program to ensure that the families of more fallen heroes are provided for."In North Carolina, we know that our hometown heroes, our firefighters, our police officers, our first responders, keep our families and our communities safe," Etheridge said at the September 5 press conference held on Capitol Hill. "This legislation is just one small step towards making sure that our first responders and their families ...

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