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Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act: Still pending after all these years

March 25, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

QUINCY, Mass.—The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation recently launched an online letter campaign in support of the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, which is expected to come before Congress again in 2013, 10 years after it was first proposed. The campaign should help, but whether the long-awaited legislation passes this session depends on a variety of factors, including debate by members of this gridlocked Congress on how to revise the tax code, according to spokesmen for the National...

Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, FSIA, Gregory Cade, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Security Systems News (SSN)

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Sprinkler standoff good argument for tax incentives

January 23, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

Businesses v. Fire Sprinklers. That could be the headline of a story this week in the Chicago Tribune about a fire sprinkler requirement for businesses in the village of Westmont, Ill. It appears businesses and the village are at odds over such basic fire protection, but they needn't be if only Congress would stop stalling and pass the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, or FSIA. The act would provide tax incentives that make sprinklers more affordable. The story says that the village requires businesses...

Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, Security Systems News (SSN), Westmont

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