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CS/CS/SB 364: Bereavement Benefits for State Employees

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Avila

Bereavement Benefits for State Employees; Citing this act as the "Respecting Their Sacrifice Act"; authorizing the head of a law enforcement agency to grant specified employees a certain number of hours of administrative leave for a specified purpose; authorizing the head of a law enforcement agency to deny such administrative leave under certain circumstances; authorizing travel expenses for certain members of a law enforcement agency for a specified purpose; increasing the amount to be paid toward the funeral and burial expenses of certain officers killed in the line of duty, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2023
Last Action: 4/27/2023 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 535 (Ch. 2023-145) -SJ 562
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2023 Senate • Filed
2/9/2023 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Criminal Justice; Fiscal Policy
3/2/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/07/23, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
3/9/2023 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Criminal Justice
3/14/2023 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time
3/30/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/04/23, 8:30 am, 37 Senate Building
4/4/2023 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
• Now in Fiscal Policy
4/10/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/13/23, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/13/2023 Senate • CS/CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
4/14/2023 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/17/2023 Senate • CS/CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time
4/24/2023 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/23
4/27/2023 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 562
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 535 -SJ 562
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 535 (Ch. 2023-145) -SJ 562