SB 1400

Senate Bill (SB) 1400: public safety assistance; commission; fund

Sponsor: Senator Shooter

Overview: SB 1400 creates a fund to assist seriously injured or fallen public safety employees and their families.

League Position: NEUTRAL - The League was neutral on the measure as the sponsor indicated he would work with us to ameliorate our concerns.

Summary: SB 1400 takes $50 of the $150 administrative towing charge and puts it into the Public Safety Officer Assistance Fund. The new fund would help seriously injured or fallen public safety personnel or their families.


02/12/14: The Senate Public Safety Committee passed the bill by a vote of 5-2. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.

02/18/14: SB 1400 was held in the Senate Appropriations Committee.