01RS HB101


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HB 101 (BR 277) - R. Damron, C. Belcher, J. Bruce, J. Callahan, M. Cherry, P. Childers, P. Clark, M. Denham, K. Hall, R. Nelson, F. Nesler, S. Riggs, D. Sims, G. Stumbo, R. Thomas, Jo. Turner, R. Webb, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to the dismissal of volunteer firefighters.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to prohibit employers from dismissing volunteer firefighters when they are called away in line of duty.


     HFA (1, R. Damron) - Add rescue squad members, emergency medical technicians, peace officers, and members of emergency management agencies to protected group, limit the reinstatement of seniority rights to those employers that grant seniority rights.

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 5-to Local Government (H); posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 13, 2001
     Feb 16-3rd reading, passed 96-1
     Feb 19-received in Senate
     Feb 22-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 5-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 6, 2001
     Mar 7-3rd reading, passed 34-0; received in House
     Mar 22-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor; signed by Governor (Acts ch. 162)

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