FL H7129 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on April 18 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-23 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Grants certain benefits to firefighter upon receiving diagnosis of cancer if certain conditions are met; requires employer to make certain disability payments to firefighter in event of total & permanent disability; provides for death benefits to firefighter's beneficiary if firefighter dies as result of cancer or cancer treatments; specifies that any costs associated with benefits granted by act must be borne by employer; requires Division of State Fire Marshal to adopt certain rules; adjusts allocation of funds to provide line-of-duty death benefits for members in investment plan of FRS; directs Division of Law Revision to adjust employer contribution rates for Special Risk Class & DROP in FRS.

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2019-04-23HouseLaid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21)
2019-04-23HouseSubstituted CS/CS/SB 426
2019-04-18HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19
2019-04-18HouseReferred to Calendar

Same As/Similar To

S426 (Same As) 2019-05-03 - Chapter No. 2019-21
H857 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21)
S784 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 426 (Ch. 2019-21)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1121816Amended CodeSee Bill Text
121735Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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