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SB 43/FN (BR 473) - T. Buford, C. Embry Jr.

     AN ACT relating to emergency medical services.
     Amend KRS 61.315 to make the survivors of emergency medical services providers who are killed in the line of duty on or after July 1, 2014, eligible for the state lump-sum death benefit; designate as the John Mackey Memorial Act.


     SCS1 - Retain original provisions except amend the defined term "emergency medical services provider" to instead read as "emergency medical services personnel" and to clarify that it applies to individuals employed directly by, or volunteering directly for, a local government or certain ambulance and fire districts for the purposes of providing emergency medical services; amend the retroactive application date to deaths occurring on or after November 1, 2015; APPROPRIATION.

     Jan 06, 2016 - introduced in Senate
     Jan 07, 2016 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Feb 19, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Feb 22, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23, 2016 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 24, 2016
     Feb 24, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
     Feb 25, 2016 - received in House
     Feb 29, 2016 - to Local Government (H)
     Mar 04, 2016 - posted in committee
     Mar 16, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 17, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18, 2016 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 18, 2016; 3rd reading, passed 95-0
     Mar 21, 2016 - received in Senate
     Mar 22, 2016 - enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 01, 2016 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 15)