Proposed H.B. No. 5501
Session Year 2023


AN ACT CONCERNING ALTERNATIVE PHYSICAL ABILITY TESTING REQUIREMENTS FOR FEMALE CANDIDATES FOR FIREFIGHTER POSITIONS.

To allow for a more diverse class of candidates for firefighter positions at municipal and volunteer fire departments by recognizing that additional female candidates would qualify for such positions based on revised physical standards that offer an alternative to the fifty-pound simulated vest test component of the Candidate Physical Ability Test.


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