“SUPPORTING OUR FIRST RESPONDERS~ Off-Script with Shupe”

Posted on 07-18-2022

Rep. Bryan Shupe 36th District


HB 249 – Tuition Reimbursement for First Responders
This Act creates a tuition reimbursement program for volunteer firefighters, similar to already existing programs for law enforcement officers and National Guard members. Pursuant to this program, active volunteer firefighters may be reimbursed for tuition for 2 undergraduate level courses, or one masters level course per semester at any Delaware college or university.

HB 308 – Protecting our officers injured on duty
This bill treats officers and firefighters who have not reached normal retirement date the same as those who have by removing the provision that requires a deduction in disability benefits if the officer or firefighter earns more than what the officer’s or firefighter’s base pay was at the time of disability.