Bill Status of SB1253 98th General Assembly
Short Description: WRK OCC DISEASES-PARKINSON'S
Sen. Linda Holmes
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act. Provides that any condition or impairment of health of a firefighter, emergency medical technician, or paramedic that results directly or indirectly from Parkinson's disease resulting in any disability to the employee shall be rebuttably presumed to arise out of and in the course of the employee's firefighting, EMT, or paramedic employment and shall be rebuttably presumed to be causally connected to the hazards or exposures of the employment, except as otherwise specified. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.