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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

HB 7129: Firefighters

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Ingoglia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman ; Avila ; Brannan ; Buchanan ; Bush ; Caruso ; Casello ; Daniels ; Donalds ; Duran ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Fetterhoff ; Fine ; Fischer ; Fitzenhagen ; Geller ; Goff-Marcil ; Good ; Gottlieb ; Gregory ; Grieco ; Hogan Johnson ; Jacobs ; Jones ; Joseph ; LaMarca ; Latvala ; Leek ; Mercado ; Newton ; Polo ; Polsky ; Robinson ; Roth ; Smith, C. ; Stevenson ; Thompson ; Valdes ; Watson, C. ; Webb ; Willhite ; Williams ; Williamson ; Zika

Firefighters; Grants certain benefits to firefighter upon receiving diagnosis of cancer if certain conditions are met; requires employer to make certain disability payments to firefighter in event of total & permanent disability; provides for death benefits to firefighter's beneficiary if firefighter dies as result of cancer or cancer treatments; specifies that any costs associated with benefits granted by act must be borne by employer; requires Division of State Fire Marshal to adopt certain rules; adjusts allocation of funds to provide line-of-duty death benefits for members in investment plan of FRS; directs Division of Law Revision to adjust employer contribution rates for Special Risk Class & DROP in FRS.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 4/23/2019 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21) -HJ 786
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/18/2019 House • Filed
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 751
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19
• Introduced -HJ 751
4/23/2019 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 426 -HJ 786
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21) -HJ 786