SB17-214 - Voluntary Firefighter Cancer Benefits Program

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the creation of the voluntary firefighter cancer benefits program.

The bill allows an employer to participate in a voluntary firefighter cancer benefits program, as a multiple employer health trust to provide benefits to firefighters by paying contributions into the established trust.

The bill requires the trust to provide benefits to each firefighter based on the cancer diagnosis and award level.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


Latest update: May 3, 2017
05/03/2017 - Governor Signed
05/01/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/01/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/19/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
04/10/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/07/2017 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/04/2017 - House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/30/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services
03/30/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/29/2017 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
03/27/2017 - Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/10/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology