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

GENERAL BILL by Bartleman ; Willhite ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benjamin ; Morales ; Robinson, F. ; 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: 3/14/2022 House - Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • 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)
    3/12/2022 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    3/14/2022 House • Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee

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  • HB 49, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/26/2021 at 11:33 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 200 First Responder Employment-related Accidents and Injuries Rodriguez Identical Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Banking and Insurance

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.1815 Firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and law enforcement officers; special provisions for employment-related accidents and injuries. Page 1 (pdf)

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