Raised H.B. No. 5279
Session Year 2024
AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS FOR CERTAIN MEDICAL EMERGENCIES OCCURRING IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
To expand the presumption of workers' compensation coverage for the death or disability of a police officer or firefighter to include deaths or disabilities resulting from a cerebrovascular incident or pulmonary embolism and expand the period of time when such an officer or firefighter is considered in the line of duty to include twenty-four hours after attending training or engaging in duties.