Senate Bill 141

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Last Action 01/31/24: to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Title AN ACT relating to volunteer firefighters.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1696
Sponsors P. Wheeler, J. Turner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to establish a refundable individual income tax credit for certain volunteer firefighters; declare the purpose of the credit; require annual reporting to the Legislative Research Commission and the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue to evaluate the impact of the credit; amend KRS 141.0205 to provide the ordering of the credit; amend KRS 131.190 to allow confidential tax return information to be shared with the Legislative Research Commission and Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue; amend KRS 75.400 to allow a volunteer fire department to have a minimum of six members; amend KRS 342.140, relating to workers' compensation, to allow income benefits for volunteer firemen, police, and emergency management agency members or trainees to be based on 50% of the state average weekly wage if that is greater than the average weekly wage of their regular employment.
Index Headings of Original Version Firefighters and Fire Departments - Volunteer fire department, minimum number of six members
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Volunteer firefighters, income tax credit
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Workers' compensation, average weekly wage for volunteer firefighters
Labor and Industry - Workers' compensation, average weekly wage for certain volunteers
Wages and Hours - Workers' compensation, average weekly wage for certain volunteers
Workers' Compensation - Average weekly wage, volunteer firefighters and other emergency personnel
Reports Mandated - Active volunteer firefighter tax credit, annual report
Taxation - Volunteer firefighters, income tax credit
Taxation, Income--Individual - Volunteer firefighters, tax credit
Local Mandate - Workers' compensation, average weekly wage for certain volunteers

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01/29/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/31/24
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)


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