HB 104/LM (BR 246) - J. Jenkins, J. Arnold Jr
AN ACT relating to workers' compensation.
Amend KRS 342.680 to provide that there exists a presumption that heart or lung disease in a firefighter is occupationally related if the employee has worked as a firefighter for five (5) years or more.
HB 104 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, J. Jenkins) - Provide a presumption that heart and lung disease for a firefighter is job related.
HFA (2, J. Turner) - Clarify that for purposes of a workers' compensation claim by a firefighter, based on a heart or lung condition, such condition is presumed to be work-related if the firefighter is paid or is a volunteer, has served as a firefighter for a minimum of 5 consecutive years, and has been actively engaged in firefighting activities.
HFA (3, S. Westrom) - Amend KRS 342.680 to provide a presumption that depression or other mental health conditions, in a legislator, are occupationally-related if he or she has served for at least two years; provide an irrebuttable presumption that the condition is occupationally-related if a legislator serves during a year in which redistricting occurs.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s))
Jan 8-introduced in House; to Labor and Industry (H)
Jan 16-posted in committee
Jan 30-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
Jan 31-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 5, 2002
Feb 7-floor amendment (2) filed
Feb 14-floor amendment (3) filed
Feb 20-3rd reading, passed 60-24 with floor amendment (2)
Feb 21-received in Senate
Feb 26-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)