HB 153/FN/LM (BR 494) - D. Floyd, J. Carney, M. Cherry, T. Couch, W. Coursey, J. Crenshaw, R. Damron, C. Embry Jr., J. Greer, M. Harmon, B. Housman, J. Jenkins, M. King, A. Koenig, Ji. Lee, T. Moore, F. Nesler, T. Riner, C. Siler, F. Steele, J. Stewart III, W. Stone, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to in-the-line-of-duty death benefits.
Amend KRS 61.315 to add that the spouse or dependents of an emergency responder volunteering for or employed by a licensed ambulance service under KRS Chapter 311A are eligible for a state death benefit when the emergency responder dies in the line of duty; requires the Board of Emergency Medical Services to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out the provisions of the statute; clarify "federal active duty".
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 5-introduced in House; to Appropriations & Revenue (H)