National Legislation

On July 9th, the President signed into law H.R. 931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act.

The NVFC advocates for a series of legislative priorities that will benefit the fire, emergency medical, and rescue services.

To review the Legislative Priorities for Congress Click here

Legislative Status Report – This document lists the status of bills that the NVFC is actively supporting in Congress.

The NVFC has a number of resources that are helpful when dealing with members of congress.

These include:

  • Advocacy Quick Tips
    These 10 tips will help you more effectively communicate with your elected officials about critical fire and emergency service issues.
  • Communicating with Elected Officials
    This guide provides information to help you become a grassroots advocate and educate elected officials about issues and legislation that are critical to the fire and emergency services.
  • Legislative Action Center
    The NVFC Legislative Action Center is an easy-to-use grassroots advocacy tool. The NVFC posts draft letters to Congress and federal agencies about fire and EMS related legislation which you can send to your elected officials by entering your contact information and clicking send.
    Use this site to track federal bills, find your members of Congress, and learn more about the legislative process.