KY HB44 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 15-7)
Status: Introduced on January 5 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-13 - to Local Government (H)
Pending: House Local Government Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 210.365 to make firefighters eligible for crisis intervention team training along with law enforcement officers currently permitted such training; amend KRS 95A.220 with an appropriation of $1,250,000 each fiscal year for treatment of full-time and volunteer firefighters affected by post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI) and/or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); provide that legitimate personnel actions are not compensable; establish the reference for definitions of PTSD and PTSI; require diagnosis by psychiatrist, psychologist, or counselor; allow certain mental health treatment benefits upon firefighter seeking treatment; APPROPRIATION.

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AN ACT relating to mental health and making an appropriation therefor.



2021-01-13Houseto Local Government (H)
2021-01-05Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-01-05Houseintroduced in House
2020-09-16HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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