Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 134
Session Year 2016
 


AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WHO ARE DIAGNOSED WITH POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER.

To expand workers' compensation coverage to individuals suffering from a severe mental or emotional impairment as a direct result of witnessing the death or maiming of another human being whose death or maiming was caused by an act of violence of another human being.

Introduced by:
Labor and Public Employees Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/11/2016Referred by Senate to Committee on Appropriations
 3/15/2016(LCO)File Number 52
 3/15/2016Senate Calendar Number 91
 3/15/2016Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 3/15/2016(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/8/2016(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/14/16 5:00 PM
 3/2/2016(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/1/2016(LAB)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/19/2016Public Hearing 02/25
 2/17/2016Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees

Co-sponsors of SB-134

Sen. Martin M. Looney, 11th Dist.
Sen. Danté Bartolomeo, 13th Dist.
Sen. Catherine A. Osten, 19th Dist.
Sen. Edwin A. Gomes, 23rd Dist.
Rep. John K. Hampton, 16th Dist.
Rep. Ernest Hewett, 39th Dist.

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