12RS HB326
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HB326

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HB 326/LM (BR 1385) - R. Nelson, D. Keene, C. Miller

     AN ACT relating to firefighters.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 95 to establish that cancer, resulting in either temporary or permanent disability or death, is an occupational disease for full-time firefighters; establish the guidelines for compensation; establish the types of carcinogens associated with specific types of cancers.

HB 326 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/FN/LM - Retain original provisions except to change "Hodgkin's" to "non-Hodgkin's" in subsection (2)(d); include only firefighters that have not used tobacco products for five years prior to the cancer diagnosis; clarify that the bill does not create a irrebuttable presumption.
     HFA (1, M. Henley) - Amend HB 326 HCS 1 to allow certain public employers to provide notice of intention to terminate coverage under KRS Chapter 345; establish eligibility for termination at 8 years participation; require notice to be given by ordinance; require a certified copy of ordinance to be presented to secretary.
     HFA (2, M. Henley) - Amend HB 326 HCS 1 to allow cities to adopt firefighter work schedules pursuant to the FLSA; allow partial exemption of overtime as authorized by federal law.
     HFA (3, M. Henley) - Amend HB 326 to permit city to establish an alternative work schedule for a fire department.
     HFA (4, M. Henley) - Amend to allow certain public employers to provide notice of intention to terminate coverage under KRS Chapter 345; establish eligibility for termination at 8 years participation; require notice to be given by ordinance; require a certified copy of ordinance to be presented to secretary.

     Jan 26-introduced in House
     Jan 30-to Labor & Industry (H)
     Feb 6-posted in committee
     Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 14-floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 15-floor amendment (4) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 21, 2012
     Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)


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