HB 1580

  • Georgia House Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Law enforcement officers and agencies; coverage for first responders for post-traumatic stress disorder arising in the course of employment; provide


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 8 of Chapter 2 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the office of public safety support, so as to require public entities to provide and maintain certain insurance coverage for first responders for claims related to post-traumatic stress disorder after experiencing or witnessing a psychologically traumatic event arising out of and in the course and scope of employment; to amend Code Section 48-7-27 of the O.C.G.A., relating to computation of Georgia taxable net income, so as to provide an exemption for benefits received from such insurance coverage for first responders; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Mar 23, 2022


House Second Readers

Mar 22, 2022


House First Readers

Mar 21, 2022


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LC 52 0124/a PDF

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