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HB 54/FN (BR 91) - D. Schamore, L. Belcher, R. Bunch, L. Clark, M. Denham, J. Greer, D. Hale, R. Heath, D. Horlander, K. King, M. King, D. Mayfield, T. McKee, M. Meredith, R. Meyer, C. Miller, T. Mills, R. Nelson, B. Rowland, R. Smart, F. Steele, T. Thompson, J. Tipton, J. York

     AN ACT relating to emergency personnel.
     Amend KRS 61.315 and 164.2841 to make the survivors of emergency medical services providers and rescue squad members who are killed in the line of duty eligible for the state lump-sum death benefit and exemption of matriculation or tuition fees; amend KRS 164.2842 to include the spouse or child of a permanently and totally disabled emergency medical services provider in the exemption of matriculation or tuition fees.


HB 54 - AMENDMENTS

     HCS1 - Retain original provisions of bill, but extend benefits to the affected individuals having perished in the line of duty on or after June 30, 2015, and add short title.
     HFA1( A. Koenig ) - Keep original provisions; add to those eligible to receive in the line of duty death benefits under KRS 61.315 any member of a local emergency management agency created under KRS 39B.010; require the Division of Emergency management to promulgate administrative regulations for awarding in the line of duty death benefits; define "emergency management personnel."
     HFA2( A. Koenig ) - Make title amendment.

     Sep 29, 2015 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
     Jan 05, 2016 - introduced in House; to Local Government (H)
     Jan 19, 2016 - posting waived
     Jan 27, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Jan 28, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 29
     Jan 29, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitutes (1) floor amendments (1) and (2-title)
     Feb 01, 2016 - received in Senate
     Feb 03, 2016 - to State & Local Government (S)