CS/HB 7105: Death Benefits for Survivors of First Responders and Military Members
GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee ; Andrade ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila ; Latvala ; Newton
Death Benefits for Survivors of First Responders and Military Members; Revises & provides certain death benefits to law enforcement officers, correctional & correctional probation officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, & members of Florida National Guard & U.S. Armed Forces; provides for distribution of such benefits; provides that such benefits are in addition to other benefits; provides requirements for employer to procure insurance; specifies funding sources for such benefits; authorizes specified number of hours of educational expenses to be waived by certain educational institutions & provides requirements therefor; requires SBE & BOG to adopt rules; specifies that surviving spouse & children of deceased servicemember may receive only one educational benefit; provides declaration of important state interest.
Last Action: 4/29/2019 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7098 (Ch. 2019-24) -HJ 1011
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 536
• Introduced -HJ 512
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/09/19, 10:30 am, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 26 NAYS 0 -HJ 634
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 634
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/18/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 758
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 757
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 765
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7098 (Ch. 2019-24) -HJ 1011
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