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Amdt 2454 - Limiting First Responder PTSD Death Benefits to 1 Year - Key Vote

Nebraska Key Votes

Lavon Heidemann voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Limiting First Responder PTSD Death Benefits to 1 Year

Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (17-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Limiting First Responder PTSD Death Benefits to 1 Year

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to LB 780 that limits workers' compensation death benefits for dependents of first responders whose death resulted directly from mental injury or mental illness as a result of "extraordinary and unusual circumstances" of their employment conditions to 1 year after the incident that resulted in the mental injury or mental illness.

Highlights:
-Prohibits dependents from receiving death benefits if the death occurred 1 year or more after the incident that resulted in the mental injury or mental illness (Sec. 1b).

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