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[Motion to Agree] HB 146: Fire departments; purchase and maintain certain insurance coverage for firefighters; require

Voted on Thursday March 16, 2017

John Pezold's thoughts

HB 146 previously passed out of the House and was sent to the Senate where a few minor changes were made. This is the legislation requiring organized fire departments to maintain insurance coverage for all firefighters in the department to pay claims for cancer diagnosed after a firefighter has served for 12 consecutive months.
The bill will now be sent to the Governor's desk.

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John Pezold's Vote

Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 166 92.2% Majority Vote
Nay 1 0.6%
Did not vote 7 3.9%
Excused 6 3.3%