06RS HB256


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HB 256 (BR 1169) - J. DeCesare, J. Richards, J. Bowen, T. Burch, Dw. Butler, T. Couch, R. Crimm, W. Dedman Jr, M. Denham, B. DeWeese, T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr, D. Floyd, D. Ford, J. Gray, M. Harmon, M. Harper, M. Henley, J. Higdon, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, T. Kerr, G. Lynn, M. Marzian, T. McKee, C. Meade, R. Mobley, B. Montell, L. Napier, R. Nelson, F. Nesler, S. Nunn, S. Rudy, T. Shelton, A. Smith, J. Stewart III, S. Westrom, R. Wilkey, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to volunteer firefighters.
     Amend KRS 337.100 to prohibit employers from terminating a volunteer firefighter who is absent from work because of injuries incurred in the line of duty; allow employers to request specified information about an injury from the appropriate fire chiefs and physicians.


     HCS - Retain original language related to volunteer firefighters, and add rescue squad members, emergency medical technicians, peace officers, and members of an emergency management agency; specify that the absence shall not exceed twelve (12) months.

     HCA (1/Title, J. DeCesare) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to Local Government (H)
     Jan 11-posted in committee
     Jan 31-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 8, 2006
     Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 22-received in Senate
     Feb 24-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 9, 2006
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 10-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 13-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 24-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 30)

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