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Senate Bill 0206


Senate Bill 0206

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF SB206 (Updated March 6, 2006 3:41 pm - DI 84)


Public safety disability pensions. Creates a presumption that a police officer, firefighter, or emergency medical services provider who incurs a disability from certain cancers or a heart or lung disease while actively employed has incurred a disability in the line of duty. Excludes the use of the presumption by a police officer, firefighter, or emergency medical services provider who has used tobacco products in any form in the last five years. Allows a meeting or hearing held to rebut the presumption to be held as an executive session. Provides that a line of duty disability benefit retains the status of a disability benefit for the life of the disabled member.
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