HB 662 – Provide WC for PTSD in First Responders

HB 662 – Provide WC for PTSD in First Responders

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Holly Grange (R-New Hanover), Rep. Jason Saine (R-Lincoln), Rep. Rena Turner (R-Irredell), Rep. Josh Dobson (R-Avery)

Bill Summary

This bill would allow law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency management personnel to be entitled to worker’s compensation benefits for mental or nervous injuries whether or not such injuries are accompanied by physical injuries under specified circumstances.

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on April 4, 2019.

This bill passed in the House Rules Committee on May 1, 2019 and will now move to the House.


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