House Bill 251

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Last Action recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to firefighters.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1124
Sponsors D. Butler, R. Benvenuti III, K. Bratcher, H. Collins, J. Donohue, C. Embry Jr., K. Flood, M. Harmon, R. Henderson, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, C. Miller, R. Nelson, K. Sinnette, R. Smart, G. Watkins, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 95A.262 requiring the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education to purchase workers' compensation insurance for paid and volunteer firefighters; create a new section of KRS Chapter 95A establishing a rebuttable presumption that specific types of cancer, resulting in either temporary or permanent disability or death, are an occupational disease under KRS chapter 342 for paid or volunteer firefighters; specify that a recipients firefighters must have worked as a firefighter for 5 years or more and not used tobacco for ten years.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Firefighter, presumption for occupational disease, cancer
Fiscal Note - Firefighter, presumption for occupational disease, cancer
Diseases - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Labor and Industry - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Occupational Safety and Health - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Occupations and Professions - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Workers' Compensation - Firefighter, presumption for occupational disease, cancer
Cities - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Counties - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Local Government - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1

Actions

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01/23/14
  • introduced in House
01/27/14
  • to Labor & Industry (H)
  • posted in committee
01/30/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
01/31/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Summary Amend KRS 95A.262 requiring the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education to purchase workers' compensation insurance for paid and volunteer firefighters covered under KRS Chapters 67, 67A, 67C, 75, 95, and 273; create a new section of KRS Chapter 95A establishing a rebuttable presumption that specific types of cancer, resulting in either temporary or permanent disability or death, are an occupational disease under KRS Chapter 342 for paid or volunteer firefighters; firefighters must have worked as a firefighter for five years or more and not used tobacco for 10 years; if the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education fails to use the funds for the workers' compensation insurance, then the presumption for cancer fails to exist.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Firefighter, presumption for occupational disease, cancer
Fiscal Note - Firefighter, presumption for occupational disease, cancer
Diseases - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Labor and Industry - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Occupational Safety and Health - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Occupations and Professions - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Workers' Compensation - Firefighter, presumption for occupational disease, cancer
Cities - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Counties - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer
Local Government - Firefighter, occupational disease, cancer

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