2013 Regular Session



Workers' Compensation - Occupational Disease - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Sponsored by:

Delegate Rosenberg


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Creating a presumption that, for purposes of workers' compensation, a first responder suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder is suffering from an occupational disease that was suffered in the line of duty and is compensable under specified circumstances; providing that a specified employee who is eligible for benefits under the Act or that employee's dependents shall receive the benefits in addition to specified retirement benefits; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegate Rosenberg
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
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
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Workers' Compensation
Narrow Subject(s):Correctional Officers
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Fire Protection
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps
Workers' Compensation
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment

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October 24, 2017 1:05 P.M.