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HB 49: First Responder's Employment-related Accidents and Injuries

GENERAL BILL by Bartleman ; Willhite ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benjamin ; Morales ; Tant ; Woodson

First Responder's Employment-related Accidents and Injuries; Revises definition of "first responder" to include 911 public safety telecommunicators for purposes of eligibility for workers' compensation benefits for first responders; requires employing agency to provide educational training annually; requires such training be provided by certain mental health practitioners.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 1/11/2022 House - 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/26/2021 House • Filed
9/17/2021 House • Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Now in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)