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CS/CS/SB 376: Workers’ Compensation Benefits for First Responders

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Banking and Insurance ; Book ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Young ; Taddeo ; Montford ; Stewart ; Rader ; Campbell ; Torres ; Hukill

Workers’ Compensation Benefits for First Responders; Providing that, under certain circumstances, posttraumatic stress disorder suffered by a first responder is an occupational disease compensable by workers’ compensation benefits; specifying that benefits do not require a physical injury and are not subject to certain apportionment or limitations, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 3/28/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-124
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/2/2017 Senate • Filed
    10/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 32
    11/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 12/05/17, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
    12/5/2017 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 103
    12/7/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    12/13/2017 Senate • Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 103
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 32
    • CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 96
    1/11/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/16/18, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    1/16/2018 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 161
    1/17/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 161
    2/22/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/27/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 409
    2/28/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Rules -SJ 409
    • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/01/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 410
    3/1/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 435
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 435
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18 -SJ 564
    3/2/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 546
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/3/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 576
    • CS passed; YEAS 33 NAYS 0 -SJ 576
    3/3/2018 House • In Messages
    3/4/2018 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 841
    • Received -HJ 841
    3/5/2018 House • Substituted for CS/CS/CS/HB 227 -HJ 900
    • Read 2nd time -HJ 900
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 900
    • CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 900
    3/5/2018 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 734
    3/12/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    3/27/2018 • Approved by Governor
    3/28/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-124

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  • CS/CS/SB 376, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/5/2018 at 6:50 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 227 (c3) Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders Willhite, Plasencia Similar Last Action: 3/5/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124) -HJ 900
    H 629 Workers' Compensation for First Responders Asencio, Mercado Compare 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)
    S 126 Workers’ Compensation for First Responders Torres Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    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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  • CS/CS/SB 376, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 2/28/2018 at 3:38 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/28/2018 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 2/28/2018 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 3/1/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 227 (c3) Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders Willhite, Plasencia Similar Last Action: 3/5/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124) -HJ 900
    H 629 Workers' Compensation for First Responders Asencio, Mercado Compare 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)
    S 126 Workers’ Compensation for First Responders Torres Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/1/2018 9:00 AM Rules 12 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/3/2018 10:03 AM Senate 33 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/5/2018 5:02 PM House 114 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    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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  • CS/SB 376, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 12/7/2017 at 9:10 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce and Tourism (Pre-Meeting) 1/12/2018 (pdf)
    Commerce and Tourism (Post-Meeting) 1/17/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/26/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    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
    H 629 Workers' Compensation for First Responders Asencio, Mercado Compare 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)
    S 126 Workers’ Compensation for First Responders Torres Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    945328 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Book)
    2/24/2018
    2:30 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/28/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/16/2018 1:30 PM Commerce and Tourism 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/27/2018 11:00 AM Appropriations 20 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    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)
    440.093 Mental and nervous injuries. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • SB 376, Original Filed Version Posted 10/2/2017 at 10:38 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Banking and Insurance (Pre-Meeting) 12/4/2017 (pdf)
    Banking and Insurance (Post-Meeting) 12/7/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 227 Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders Willhite, Plasencia Identical Last Action: 3/5/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124) -HJ 900
    H 629 Workers' Compensation for First Responders Asencio, Mercado Compare 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)
    S 126 Workers’ Compensation for First Responders Torres Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    902814 - Amendment
    Delete lines 36 - 109 and insert:
    Banking and Insurance
    (Book)
    12/4/2017
    10:00 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/5/2017
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    12/5/2017 10:00 AM Banking and Insurance 10 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    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)
    440.093 Mental and nervous injuries. Page 2 (pdf)

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