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2005 Missouri Valley Association of Fire Chiefs 6th Annual Fire, Burn and Life Safety Public Education Conference May 5-7

  brochure here brochure and registration.pdf



Website Changes:

This is where we'll announce the most recent additions to our web site. If you've visited us before and want to know what's changed, take a look here first.

15 APR 2005: 

    -new Federal legislation on fire-safe cigarettes (S. 389) added to fire-safe cigarette page

- new Federal legislation on  the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act (S 512 / HR 1131) and the College Fire Prevention Act (HR 128) added to fire sprinkler page

- HR 128 also added to College page  


31 MAR 05:  

    -  Information on California Fire Safe Cigarette bill, 2005 ABA  Prevention Committee Campaign on Electrical Safety, US Fire Administration publications on firefighter fatalities, residential structure fires, dormitory fires,  National Institute of Standards and Testing document on economic cost of firefighter inuiries added to various pages

- Fire safe cigarette page updated    

12 JUL 04.  New websites added to the links page, information on sprinkler legislation added to sprinkler page

4 JUN 04  film clip of gas station static electricity fire 

15 APR 04   new information on re-introduction of Fire Safe Cigarette Legislation (HR 4155) in US Congress - see firesafe cigarette page

31 Mar 2004:  new information on Canada fire-safe cigarette legislation and addition of tab describing  prevention discussion group on Yahoo 




Legislative Update:

       As we hear of it, news of pending legislation will be listed on this page.  For US  Federal legislation, the Library of Congress Thomas site (http://thomas.loc.gov) always has up to the minute status of any pending legislation.  Note that this is not a 'www' address.    Canadian legislation can be tracked at the website for Canada's Parliament at www.parl.gc.ca



    House of Commons Bill C-260 is scheduled to take effect 31 DEC 2004.   A copy of the bill is here:c-260 final.pdf

Press release from Physicians for Smoke-Free Canada - www.smoke-free.ca/eng_home/news_press_March31-04.htm


2 APR 2004: Congressman Markey reintroduces the Moakley Fire Safe Cigarette Act in the 108th Congress  (more information on  fire-safe cigarette page)





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