Bill Sponsors: TN SB0200 | 2019-2020 | 111th General Assembly

Bill Title: As introduced, creates a presumption that a firefighter or emergency medical services personnel diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sustained the injury in the line of duty for purposes of workers' compensation; allows for the presumption to be rebutted by evidence that the PTSD was caused by nonservice-connected risk factors or exposure. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51, Part 2; Title 50, Chapter 6 and Title 56.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-18 - Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Commerce & Labor Committee [SB0200 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Richard Briggs [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-007FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Sara Kyle [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-030FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Brian Kelsey [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-031FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Edward Jackson [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-027FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Joseph Hensley [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-028FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Becky Massey [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-006FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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