South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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R8, S326

STATUS INFORMATION

Joint Resolution
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
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    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

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/8/2019
1/16/2019
2/28/2019

(Text matches printed bills. Document has been reformatted to meet World Wide Web specifications.)

NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

(R8, S326)

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.

Time effective

SECTION    2.    This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 19th day of March, 2019.

__________________________________________

President of the Senate

___________________________________________

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Approved the ____________ day of _____________________2019.

___________________________________________

Governor

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