Passed BothConf. Cmte
- Workers' Compensation - Occupational Disease Presumptions - First Responders
- Sponsored by
- Delegate Hill
- In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Providing that a first responder who is diagnosed by a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist with post-traumatic stress disorder is presumed under certain circumstances to have an occupational disease that was suffered in the line of duty and is compensable under workers' compensation law; limiting the applicability of the presumption to benefits for services related to the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder for a period of 2 years immediately following an initial diagnosis; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2023
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
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