House Bill 219

Last Action 02/08/23: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to workers' compensation for first responders.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 14
Sponsors R. Raymer, S. Heavrin
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 342.0011 to allow "injury" to include psychological injuries for police officers, firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, front-line staff, or members of the National Guard; create a new section of KRS Chapter 342 to establish when psychological injuries are valid workers' compensation claims when no physical injury exists.
Index Headings of Original Version Emergency Medical Services - Workers' compensation, psychological injuries
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Workers' compensation, psychological injuries
Labor and Industry - Workers' compensation, specified employees, psychological injuries
Occupations and Professions - Social workers, workers' compensation, psychological injuries
Military Affairs and Civil Defense - National Guard, workers' compensation, psychological injuries
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Workers' compensation, psychological injuries
State Employees - Workers' compensation, psychological injuries
Workers' Compensation - Psychological injuries for police, firefighters, emergency medical services, and social workers
Local Mandate - Workers' compensation, emergency medical services, police, firefighters


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

Last updated: 11/9/2023 3:03 PM (EST)