CS/SB 376: Workers’ Compensation Benefits for First Responders
Workers’ Compensation Benefits for First Responders; Revising the evidentiary standard for demonstrating mental and nervous injuries of first responders; deleting certain limitations relating to workers’ compensation benefits for first responders; providing that law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics are entitled to benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Law for mental or nervous injuries, regardless of whether such injuries are accompanied by physical injuries requiring medical treatment, under specified circumstances, etc.
Last Action: 1/17/2018 Senate - Now in Appropriations -SJ 161
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 32
• On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 12/05/17, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
• CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 103
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 103
• Introduced -SJ 32
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 96
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/16/18, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 161
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 161
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