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Sponsors: Senators Massey, Setzler, Malloy, Turner, Alexander and Young
Document Path: l:\s-res\asm\024ptsd.kmm.asm.docx
Introduced in the Senate on January 8, 2019
Introduced in the House on January 23, 2019
Passed by the General Assembly on March 8, 2019
Governor's Action: March 20, 2019, Signed
Summary: SLED; distribute 250,000 dollars to the SC State Firefighters Association to provide PTSD insurance and programs
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/8/2019 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 184) 1/8/2019 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 184) 1/16/2019 Senate Committee report: Favorable Finance (Senate Journal-page 9) 1/22/2019 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 19) 1/22/2019 Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 19) 1/23/2019 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 11) 1/23/2019 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 12) 1/23/2019 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 12) 2/28/2019 House Recalled from Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 34) 3/6/2019 House Debate adjourned until Thur., 3-7-19 (House Journal-page 25) 3/7/2019 House Read second time (House Journal-page 11) 3/7/2019 House Roll call Yeas-109 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 11) 3/7/2019 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 13) 3/8/2019 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 1) 3/19/2019 Ratified R 8 3/20/2019 Signed By Governor 3/27/2019 Effective date 03/20/19
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO DISTRIBUTE TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION TO PROVIDE FOR POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER INSURANCE AND PROGRAMS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Insurance and Programs Funding
SECTION 1. From the funds appropriated to it in Act 264 of 2018, the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Appropriations Act, the State Law Enforcement Division shall distribute two hundred fifty thousand dollars to the South Carolina State Firefighters Association for the South Carolina Firefighter Assistance Support Team to reimburse firefighters and emergency medical technicians who incur mental injury as a result of a critical incident during the scope of their employment, for actual out-of-pocket expenses not covered through workers' compensation claims or other insurance. The funds can also be utilized to provide services through the South Carolina Firefighters Assistance Support Team.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 19th day of March, 2019.
Approved the 20th day of March, 2019. -- T.
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