Legislation Sponsored by Micah Gravley (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

HB 0146 NeutralRequirement for Local Governments to Provide Cancer Benefit to All Firefighters Micah Gravley
1/1/2018 Effective Date Insurance State and Local Governmental Operations -
2017/01/27-Report 2017/02/03-Report 2017/02/10 - Report 2017/02/17-Report 2017/03/06 - Report
2017/03/10 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report Debra Nesbit Fire Services General County Government
Insurance Insurance Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance
This legislation requires fire departments to purchase insurance coverage on each firefighter to pay claims for cancer diagnosed after serving at least 12 consecutive months as a firefighter in the department if the cancer or treatment makes them unable to perform their firefighter duties.
HB 0152 NegotiatingWorker's Compensation For Firefighters Diagnosed with Cancer Micah Gravley
3/30/2017 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Industry and Labor --
2017/01/27-Report 2017/02/03-Report Debra Nesbit Fire Services Insurance
Insurance Mandate Personnel/Employment Public Safety and Courts
 This legislation allows worker's compensation benefits for firefighters who are diagnosed with cancer that, upon a preponderance of competent and credible evidence, can prove the cancer was directly related to their duties as a firefighter.
HB 0795 NeutralAuthorization for the Department of Labor to Require Background Checks on Employees Micah Gravley
5/8/2018 Veto V11 Industry and Labor Insurance and Labor -
Debra Nesbit General County Government Law Enforcement Personnel/Employment Public Safety and Courts
This bill authorizes the Department of Labor to set rules and procedures for conducting background checks on certain persons employed by the department.
HB 0816 NeutralAuthorization for Department of Revenue to Mandate Fingerprinting and Criminal Record Check for Certain Employees and Contractors. Micah Gravley
5/3/2018 Effective Date Ways and Means Finance -
Debra Nesbit Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance
This legislation authorizes DOR to require that certain employees and contractors under go fingerprinting and criminal background checks on a periodic basis.
HB 0889 EvaluatingDefinition Change for Those Eligible for the Georgia Indemnification Fund Payments Micah Gravley
2/15/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported Public Safety and Homeland Security --
2018/02/16 Report Debra Nesbit EMS/Ambulance Fire Services Law Enforcement
Public Safety and Courts
This legislation creates a new definition of public safety officer that includes all law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicans, emergency management specialist, state highway employees and prison guards.  The bill also clarifies eligibility for payment of benefits in certain circumstances.
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