04RS HB713


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HB 713 (BR 1725) - F. Nesler

     AN ACT relating to search and rescue.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 39F relating to rescue squads to permit police dogs and handlers and the state police, police, and sheriffs departments, and the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to be certified as specialized rescue squads and to use the police dogs to search for lost and missing persons; amend KRS 39F.010, relating to definitions, to conform; amend KRS 39F.040, relating to search and rescue dogs and handlers being certified as specialized rescue squads, to conform; and amend KRS 39F.170, relating to workers compensation for search and rescue personnel, to permit law enforcement officers engaging in search and rescue to have state emergency management workers compensation.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Local Government (H)
     Mar 12-posted in committee

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