The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.
HB 857: Firefighters
GENERAL BILL by Willhite ; Latvala ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Alexander ; Aloupis ; Andrade ; Antone ; Ausley ; Avila ; Bell ; Beltran ; Brannan ; Brown ; Buchanan ; Bush ; Byrd ; Caruso ; Casello ; Clemons ; Cortes ; Daniels ; Davis ; Diamond ; DiCeglie ; Donalds ; Drake ; Driskell ; DuBose ; Duggan ; Duran ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Fernandez-Barquin ; Fischer ; Fitzenhagen ; Geller ; Goff-Marcil ; Good ; Gottlieb ; Gregory ; Grieco ; Hart ; Hattersley ; Hill ; Hogan Johnson ; Jacobs ; Jacquet ; Jenne ; Jones ; Joseph ; La Rosa ; LaMarca ; Leek ; McGhee ; Mercado ; Newton ; Omphroy ; Overdorf ; Payne ; Plasencia ; Polo ; Polsky ; Ponder ; Raschein ; Robinson ; Rodriguez, A. ; Rodriguez, A.M. ; Roth ; Santiago ; Silvers ; Sirois ; Slosberg ; Smith, C. ; Smith, D. ; Stark ; Thompson ; Toledo ; Tomkow ; Valdes ; Watson, C. ; Webb ; Williams ; Yarborough ; 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.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 90
• Introduced -HJ 90
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21)
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