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SB 126: Workers’ Compensation for First Responders

GENERAL BILL by Torres ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bracy ; Farmer ; Taddeo ; Gibson ; Perry ; Thurston ; Braynon ; Powell ; Stewart ; Rodriguez ; Rader

Workers’ Compensation for First Responders; Revising the standard by which a mental or nervous injury must be demonstrated for purposes of determining eligibility for benefits for employment-related accidents and injuries; removing the limitation that only medical benefits are payable for a mental or nervous injury unaccompanied by a physical injury; revising eligibility for certain payments provided under the Workers’ Compensation Law, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/9/2017 Senate • Filed
8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 16
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 16
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124)