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CS/SB 838: Fire Investigators

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Wright ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Polsky ; Hooper

Fire Investigators; Revising the definition of the term “firefighter” to include full-time, Florida-certified fire investigators for the purpose of expanding eligibility for certain cancer treatment benefits to such investigators; providing a declaration of important state interest, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 5/23/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-131
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/4/2021 Senate • Filed
    11/16/2021 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 56
    11/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 12/01/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
    12/1/2021 Senate • Favorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 95
    • Now in Community Affairs
    1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 56
    1/13/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/18/22, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
    1/18/2022 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 210
    1/19/2022 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    1/24/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/27/22, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
    1/27/2022 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 244
    1/31/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/03/22 -SJ 337
    2/2/2022 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 246
    2/3/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 331
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 331
    • CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 331
    • Immediately certified -SJ 337
    2/3/2022 House • In Messages
    2/28/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/3/2022)
    • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
    3/3/2022 House • Substituted for CS/HB 557
    • Read 2nd time
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    3/4/2022 House • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed; YEAS 112, NAYS 0
    3/4/2022 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 695
    5/20/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    • Approved by Governor
    5/23/2022 • Chapter No. 2022-131

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  • CS/SB 838, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/6/2022 at 1:43 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 557 (c1) Fire Investigator Cancer Treatment Benefits Government Operations Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/3/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 838

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.1816 Firefighters; cancer diagnosis. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 838, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/31/2022 at 1:17 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 557 (c1) Fire Investigator Cancer Treatment Benefits Government Operations Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/3/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 838

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/3/2022 12:53 PM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/4/2022 3:20 PM House 112 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.1816 Firefighters; cancer diagnosis. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 838, Original Filed Version Posted 11/4/2021 at 4:25 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Banking and Insurance (Pre-Meeting) 11/30/2021 (pdf)
    Banking and Insurance (Post-Meeting) 12/1/2021 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 1/14/2022 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 1/18/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 1/26/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 1/31/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 557 Fire Investigator Cancer Treatment Benefits Government Operations Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/3/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 838

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    865484 - Amendment
    Delete lines 20 - 24 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Wright)
    1/26/2022
    12:04 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 814112 - Amendment to Amendment (865484)
    Delete lines 6 - 8 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Wright)
    1/26/2022
    4:46 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    12/1/2021 8:30 AM Banking and Insurance 11 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/18/2022 3:30 PM Community Affairs 7 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/27/2022 11:30 AM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.1816 Firefighters; cancer diagnosis. Page 1 (pdf)

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