SB0135 (CH0324)

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2015 Regular Session



Workers' Compensation - Heart Disease and Hypertension Presumption - Anne Arundel County Detention Officers

Sponsored by:

Senator Astle


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 324

Synopsis:Extending the presumption of compensability under the workers' compensation law to include, under specified conditions, Anne Arundel County detention officers who suffer from heart disease or hypertension resulting in partial or total disability or death; requiring Anne Arundel County detention officers to submit specified medical disclosures to the Anne Arundel County Sheriff; allowing benefits under the Act to be added to retirement benefits subject to a specified limitation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Astle
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0173
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Finance  View Committee HearingEconomic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Workers' Compensation
Narrow Subject(s):Anne Arundel County
Correctional Officers
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Health -see also- Mental Health
Local Government Mandates
Retirement Systems -see also- Mandatory Retirement
Workers' Compensation
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment
(9-503, 9-628)

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.