IN HB1015 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 7-4)
Status: Passed on March 30 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-30 - Public Law 33
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Rights of professional firefighters. Provides that a full-time, paid, nonprobationary firefighter has certain minimum protections in addition to any protections provided by contract or other law with regard to the following: (1) The conduct of an interview of the firefighter by the fire department (department) regarding a complaint or internal investigation. (2) The giving of notice by the department to the firefighter of a personnel reassignment, personnel action, or disciplinary action. (3) The disclosure of the firefighter's personal financial information for purposes of a personnel assignment or action. (4) The firefighter's engagement in or refusal to engage in political activity. (Currently these statutes apply only to police officers and police departments.) Repeals a provision that makes the provisions applicable only to police officers.

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Rights of professional firefighters.


Roll Calls

2020-03-03 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-26 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-02-03 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 90 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2020-01-28 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2020-03-30HousePublic Law 33
2020-03-14HouseSigned by the Governor
2020-03-11SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2020-03-09SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2020-03-04HouseSigned by the Speaker
2020-03-04SenateReturned to the House without amendments
2020-03-03SenateSenator Ford Jon added as cosponsor
2020-03-03SenateSenator Crane added as cosponsor
2020-03-03SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 274: yeas 50, nays 0
2020-03-02SenateSenator Randolph added as cosponsor
2020-03-02SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2020-02-27SenateSenator Tallian added as cosponsor
2020-02-27SenateSenator Niezgodski added as cosponsor
2020-02-27SenateCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2020-02-18SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Pensions and Labor
2020-02-04HouseReferred to the Senate
2020-02-03HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Sandlin and Bohacek
2020-02-03HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 152: yeas 90, nays 0
2020-01-30HouseRepresentatives Prescott and Boy added as coauthors
2020-01-30HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2020-01-28HouseCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2020-01-21HouseRepresentative Frye added as coauthor
2020-01-16HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
2020-01-16HouseAuthored by Representative Pressel

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