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.

Updates

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.