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h_sa_2018a_2018-01-18t09:58:17z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1056

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 18, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1056 - Committee Discussion Only


09:59:04 AM  

Representative Van Winkle presented House Bill 18-1056. The bill allows the Fire and Police Pension Association (FPPA) to implement an electronic format for completing and filing the required health history form.  The bill also clarifies the following requirements for health history form submittal:

 

• all newly hired members must fill out the form within 30 days of employment; and

• employers must require all new employees to complete the form and file it with the FPPA within 60 days of completion.

 

If the forms are not submitted as required, employers can be liable for the payment of disability and survivor benefits.  If any member omits or conceals any material fact concerning his or her health history on the form, that member may be disqualified from receiving disability or survivor benefits.

10:03:25 AM  

Representative Van Winkle answered questions from the committee about the bill.

10:03:53 AM  

Kevin Lindahl, Fire and Police Pension Association, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Lindahl answered questions from the committee.

10:27:25 AM  
Mr. Lindahl continued to discuss the bill with the committee members.
10:28:56 AM  

Representative Foote discussed laying the bill over with Representative Van Winkle.  Representative Weissman made comments about the bill.  Representative Foote laid the bill over until Wednesday, January 24, 2018.