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SB 816: Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Correctional Officers

GENERAL BILL by Torres

Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Correctional Officers; Providing that, under certain circumstances, posttraumatic stress disorder suffered by a correctional officer is an occupational disease compensable by workers’ compensation benefits; specifying that certain benefits do not require a physical injury and are not subject to certain apportionment or limitations; requiring an employing agency to provide specified mental health training, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 1/14/2020 Senate - Introduced -SJ 61
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/6/2019 Senate • Filed
11/21/2019 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 61
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 61