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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

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  • 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

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  • HB 7129, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/18/2019 at 3:53 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   State Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 5/9/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 857 Firefighters Willhite, Latvala Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21)
    S 426 (er) Firefighters Flores Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 Chapter No. 2019-21
    S 784 (c1) Retirement Gruters Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21)

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    870767 - Amendment
    Remove lines 118-120 and insert:
    Ingoglia 4/19/2019
    3:01 PM
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.1816 Page 2 (pdf)
    121.735 Allocations for member line-of-duty death benefits; percentage amounts. Page 6 (pdf)

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