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CS/CS/SB 426: Firefighters

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Community Affairs ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Torres ; Hooper ; Perry ; Gruters ; Broxson ; Stewart ; Taddeo ; Berman ; Powell ; Mayfield ; Rouson ; Montford ; Bracy ; Farmer ; Book ; Gibson ; Bean ; Wright

Firefighters; Granting certain benefits to a firefighter upon receiving a diagnosis of cancer if certain conditions are met; requiring an employer to make certain disability payments to a firefighter in the event of a total and permanent disability; providing for death benefits to a firefighter’s beneficiary if a firefighter dies as a result of cancer or cancer treatments; adjusting the allocation of funds to provide line-of-duty death benefits for members in the investment plan of the Florida Retirement System, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 4/24/2019 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 469
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2019 Senate • Filed
2/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 62
2/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/19/19, 2:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
2/19/2019 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
• Now in Community Affairs
2/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/05/19, 2:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 62
• CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 186
3/7/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations
• CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 189
4/8/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/11/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/11/2019 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 349
4/15/2019 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/16/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 350
4/18/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19 -SJ 413
4/23/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 411
• Amendment(s) adopted (566368) -SJ 411
• Read 3rd time -SJ 411
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 411
4/23/2019 House • In Messages
4/23/2019 House • Substituted for HB 7129 -HJ 786
• Received -HJ 786
• Read 2nd time -HJ 786
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 803
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 803
4/24/2019 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 469