SB 1088: Workers’ Compensation for First Responders
GENERAL BILL by Torres ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry
Workers’ Compensation for First Responders; Revising the standard by which a mental or nervous injury involving a first responder 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, etc.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Banking and Insurance (BI)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
- Appropriations (AP)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 119
• Introduced -SJ 119
• On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 04/17/17, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 424
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government -SJ 424
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
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