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SB 516: Workers’ Compensation Benefits for First Responders


Workers’ Compensation Benefits for First Responders; Deleting provisions that limit certain workers’ compensation benefits for first responders; providing that mental or nervous injuries of law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, or paramedics are compensable under the Workers’ Compensation Law under specified conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
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
1/26/2017 Senate • Filed
2/9/2017 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 74
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 74
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Banking and Insurance