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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Public safety personnel health studies. Establishes the public safety research fund. Provides that $500,000 is appropriated from the state general fund and disbursed to the public safety research fund on July 1 of each year. Requires money appropriated to the public safety research fund to be used for research studies designed to understand and improve the physical health, safety, and psychological well-being of public safety personnel. Requires the department of homeland security to enter into a contract with the National Institute for Public Safety Health (NIPSH) for the NIPSH to conduct the research studies. Requires the NIPSH to provide a Public safety personnel health studies. Establishes the public safety research fund. Provides that $500,000 is appropriated from the state general fund and disbursed to the public safety research fund on July 1 of each year. Requires money appropriated to the public safety research fund to be used for research studies designed to understand and improve the physical health, safety, and psychological well-being of public safety personnel. Requires the department of homeland security to enter into a contract with the National Institute for Public Safety Health (NIPSH) for the NIPSH to conduct the research studies. Requires the NIPSH to provide a report of ongoing or performed research studies to the executive director of the department of homeland security before December 31 of each year. Provides that money not used for research studies reverts to the state general fund at the end of each state fiscal year. ... View more