HB 492 – WC/Psych. Trauma-Related Injuries

HB 492 – WC/Psych. Trauma-Related Injuries

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Donna White (R-Johnston); Rep. Kristin Baker, MD (R-Cabarrus); Rep. Carla Cunningham (D-Mecklenburg)

Summary

This bill allows first responders to receive workers’ compensation benefits for PTSD if the disorder resulted from the responder acting within the course of his or her employment and the responder has been examined and diagnosed by a licensed psychiatrist or psychologist who establishes that the disorder is a result of employment activities.

Movement

Filed – 4/5/2021

 
 

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