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HB 2350
HB 2350: occupational disease; post – traumatic stress disorder
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Sponsor: Rep. Thorpe

Summary: HB2350 includes post-traumatic stress disorder in the definition of “personal injury by accident arising out of and in the course of employment” for workers’ compensation purposes.

League Position: OPPOSE - The League opposes this bill because it would increase liability insurance for Peace Officers.

UPDATES

2/18/2016: HB2350 passed the House Military and Public Safety Committee by a vote of 8-0. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.

2/25/2016: HB2350 passed the House COW.

3/1/2016: HB2350 passed the House Third Reading by a vote of 59-0.

3/16/2016: HB2350 passed the Senate Public Safety, Military and Technology Committee by a vote of 6-0.

3/22/2016: HB2350 passed the Senate Appropriations Committee by a vote of 8-0.