SB 126: Workers’ Compensation for First Responders
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.
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
- Banking and Insurance (BI)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
- Appropriations (AP)
- Rules (RC)
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3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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)
SB 126, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/9/2017 at 11:09 AM
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Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 629 Workers' Compensation for First Responders Asencio, Mercado Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124) H 227 (c3) Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders Willhite, Plasencia Compare Last Action: 3/5/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124) -HJ 900 S 376 (er) Workers’ Compensation Benefits for First Responders Book Compare Last Action: 3/28/2018 Chapter No. 2018-124
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Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 112.1815 Firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and law enforcement officers; special provisions for employment-related accidents and injuries. Page 1 (pdf)
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