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SB 126: Workers’ Compensation for First Responders

GENERAL BILL by Torres ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bracy ; Farmer ; Taddeo ; Gibson ; Perry ; Thurston ; Braynon ; Powell ; Stewart ; Rodriguez ; Rader

Workers’ Compensation for First Responders; Revising the standard by which a mental or nervous injury must be demonstrated for purposes of determining eligibility for benefits for employment-related accidents and injuries; removing the limitation that only medical benefits are payable for a mental or nervous injury unaccompanied by a physical injury; revising eligibility for certain payments provided under the Workers’ Compensation Law, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/9/2017 Senate • Filed
    8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 16
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 16
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124)

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  • SB 126, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/9/2017 at 11:09 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 629 Workers' Compensation for First Responders Asencio, Mercado Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124)
    H 227 (c3) Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders Willhite, Plasencia Compare Last Action: 3/5/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 376 (Ch. 2018-124) -HJ 900
    S 376 (er) Workers’ Compensation Benefits for First Responders Book Compare Last Action: 3/28/2018 Chapter No. 2018-124

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.1815 Firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and law enforcement officers; special provisions for employment-related accidents and injuries. Page 1 (pdf)

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