International Assn of Fire Chiefs

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is a network of more than 12,000 chief fire and emergency officers. The Association was established in 1873. The Executive Director is Mark W. Light. The Deputy Executive Director is Mary Beth Michos. It is based in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Campaign Finance

$1,500 Given

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

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$284,000 Spent

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

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Lobbying on Behalf of International Assn of Fire Chiefs

  • Names of Lobbyists
  • Firm Hired Amount
    International Assn of Fire Chiefs $284,000
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
    • Disaster & Emergency Planning,
    • Fed Budget & Appropriations,
    • Health Issues,
    • Law Enforcement & Crime,
    • Radio & TV Broadcasting,
    • Taxes,
    • Transportation,
    • Natural Resources,
    • Education,
    • Aviation, Airlines & Airports
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
    Bill No. Title
    S.223 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
    S.550 Fire Grants Reauthorization Act of 2011
    H.R.658 FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011
    H.R.1792 Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act
    H.R.2269 Fire Grants Reauthorization Act of 2011
    H.R.2353 Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Reauthorization Act of 2011
    S.933 Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Reauthorization Act of 2011
    S.1035 Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act of 2011
    H.R.1199 Campus Fire Safety Education Act of 2011
    H.R.2630 Volunteer Firefighter Fairness Act of 2011
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Mentioned in 11 dockets

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