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HB 695: Firefighters

GENERAL BILL by Latvala ; Fitzenhagen ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Alexander ; Antone ; Brown ; Daniels ; Gonzalez ; Gruters ; Jenne ; Leek ; McGhee ; Mercado ; Moraitis ; Newton ; Peters ; Ponder ; Toledo ; Watson, C. ; Willhite ; Williams

Firefighters; Grants certain benefits to firefighter upon receiving diagnosis of cancer if certain conditions are met; requires employer to make certain disability payments to firefighter in the event of total and permanent disability; provides death benefits; specifies costs associated with benefits are to be borne by the employer; requires Division of the State Fire Marshal to adopt rules; provides declaration of important state interest.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/14/2017 House • Filed
11/27/2017 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 62
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 62
1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:30 am, Morris Hall -- Workshopped
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee