2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Committee Approved)

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Include COVID-19 Under Presumption Clause for First Responders Under Workers Compensation

Item 477 #3h

Item 477 #3h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2021 $2,000,000 FY2022 $50,000 GF

Page 554, line 9, strike "($17,993,004)" and insert "($15,993,004)".
Page 554, line 9, strike "$138,332,991" and insert "$138,382,991".

Page 561, line 8, strike "$457,852 and $626,414" and insert:

"$407,852 and $576,414".


(This amendment provides $2.0 million the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund pursuant to the passage of House Bill legislation during the 2021 General Assembly Session establishing a presumption that COVID-19 is a work related disease for first responders under the Workers Compensation Act. The funding requested in this amendment is a placeholder until a detailed fiscal impact estimate developed.)