Category: Health Care
SB 59 (2019)
House/Senate Bill: Senate
Description: Adds post-traumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder to the definition of injury for the purposes of workers' compensation, adds emergency communication dispatcher to the definition of "emergency response/public safety worker," and establishes a commission to study the incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder in first responders and whether such disorder should be covered under workers' compensation.
Bill Sponsor: Regina Birdsell
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Wed, 04/10/2019
Next Voting Date: Thu, 02/14/2019