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As part of larger tax bill, new hope for Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act

July 8, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

PATTERSON, N.Y.—The Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act (FSIA) was introduced in the U.S. Senate in June, and after 10 years of waiting, the industry is hopeful Congress will approve it as part of an omnibus tax bill.“They are working on a major tax bill and that's what we've been waiting for, because that would be a vehicle finally for us, we hope,” Jim Dalton, Capitol Hill liaison for the National Fire Sprinkler Association, based here, told Security Systems News.FSIA was first introduced...

FSIA, House Ways & Means Committee, Jim Dalton, Max Baucus, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, NFPA, SSN, Susan Collin, Tom Carper

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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...

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

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