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HB 1085 - Workers' Compensation - Emergency Responders - Revisions
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Sponsor: Delegate Kelly Schulz, District 4A
Last Action: 5/22/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 507
House Committee: House Committee on Economic Matters
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Finance
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 1085
2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1085

File Code: Workers' Compensation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 431
Sponsored By:
Delegates Schulz, Clagett, Frank, Glass, Hogan, Hough, McComas, and Wood
Entitled:
Workers' Compensation - Emergency Responders - Revisions

Synopsis:

Altering the definition of "on duty" in the workers' compensation law to include the performance of specified duties assigned to deputy sheriffs or members of a specified fire police unit; altering the definition of "volunteer company" to include a volunteer fire police unit; specifying that a covered member of a volunteer company may not be considered a paid covered employee of the company for receiving as a membership benefit a yearly stipend of $5,200 or less to help offset out-of-pocket expenses; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/10
First Reading Economic Matters
2/14
Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.
3/21

Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
3/18
Favorable with Amendments {163295/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/19
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
4/1
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
3/20
First Reading Finance
3/26
Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
4/2
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
3/27
Favorable with Amendments {997578/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/30
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 507

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kelly Schulz, District 4A
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Patrick N. Hogan, District 3A
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Ambulances -see also- Emergency Med Services; Rescue Squads.
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Protection
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv.
Salaries -see also- Overtime; Reimbursement Rates
Sheriffs
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps
Washington County
Workers' Compensation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Labor and Employment
( 9-234 , 9-602 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
House
Number: 163295/01     Offered on: March 21, 2012   at: 11:55 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Senate
Number: 997578/01     Offered on: April 2, 2012   at: 10:24 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Economic Matters
Senate
Finance
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 19, 2012: Third Reading Passed (135-0)
April 1, 2012: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Senate
March 30, 2012: Third Reading Passed (46-0)