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CS/CS/CS/HB 227: Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders
GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee ; Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee ; Willhite ; Plasencia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Albritton ; Alexander ; Altman ; Antone ; Asencio ; Avila ; Berman ; Brown ; Burgess ; Burton ; Byrd ; Caldwell ; Clemons ; Cortes, J. ; Cruz ; Daniels ; Davis ; Diamond ; Donalds ; Drake ; Duran ; Edwards-Walpole ; Fine ; Fischer ; Fitzenhagen ; Geller ; Gonzalez ; Good ; Grant, J. ; Grant, M. ; Gruters ; Hardemon ; Harrison ; Ingoglia ; Jacobs ; Jenne ; Jones ; Killebrew ; Latvala ; Lee ; Leek ; Magar ; Mariano ; Massullo ; McClure ; McGhee ; Mercado ; Metz ; Miller, M. ; Moraitis ; Moskowitz ; Newton ; Nunez ; Olszewski ; Payne ; Peters ; Pigman ; Plakon ; Ponder ; Pritchett ; Raschein ; Richardson ; Russell ; Shaw ; Silvers ; Slosberg ; Smith ; Stark ; Stone ; Sullivan ; Toledo ; Watson, B. ; Watson, C. ; Williams ; Williamson ; Yarborough
Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders; Provides that first responders are entitled to workers' compensation benefits for posttraumatic stress disorder in specified circumstances; provides standard of proof of such disorder & requirements relating to such benefits; provides time for notice of injury or death; requires employing agency to provide mental health training; provides declaration of important state interest.
Last Action: 3/5/2018 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124) -HJ 900
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 26
• Introduced -HJ 26
• On Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
• CS by Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 476
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 465
• Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 491
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/13/18, 9:30 am, Morris Hall
• CS/CS by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 604
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 602, 603
• Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 613
• On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/26/18, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
• CS/CS/CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -HJ 694
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 693
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
• CS/CS/CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 685, 686
• Read 2nd time -HJ 835
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Substituted CS/CS/SB 376 -HJ 900
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124) -HJ 900
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