Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders (Oppose – Unfunded Mandate) 

Workers' Compensation Benefits for First Responders (Oppose – Unfunded Mandate) 

SB 126 (Torres) and HB 629 (Asencio) provide that a mental or nervous injury suffered by a law enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician or paramedic is compensable under the workers’ compensation law if the mental or nervous injury was demonstrated by a preponderance of the evidence. (Cruz)