Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
November 16, 2019
Follow Us!
Facebook icon Twitter icon
Site Search
Site Map
RSS Feeds
Cancer Presumption Bill Passes in the House
Updated On: Jan 17, 2008

Cancer Presumption Bill Passes in the House

Click here to view the complete record in the House Journal. You will see who voted for and against the bill, the vote for immediate effect, and comments from several members of the House explaining why they voted no.

Firefighter Cancer Bill Passes
Legislation allowing firefighters to make a worker's compensation claim for lung cancer and similar smoke-causing diseases as long as they hadn't smoked cigarettes in five years passed the House 81-27.

Under HB 4401, firefighters with respiratory tract, bladder, skin, brain, kidney, blood, and lymphatic cancers could make a claim on the basis that the hazards of the workplace caused the injury. The bill also covers public officials who contract a disease through the handling of hazardous chemicals.

HB 4401, was sponsored by Rep. Steve TOBOCMAN (D-Detroit).

What's Next?
The bill will now go to the Senate where it will be assigned to a committee. The committee may take testimony prior to voting on the bill.

Once it passes out of the committee, Senate Majority Leader Michael Bishop will decide if/when the bill will be voted on by the Senate.

Click here to contact Senate Majority Leader Michael Bishop now. Ask him to place HB 4401 on the Senate Agenda.


Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
<< November 2019 >>
S M T W T F S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Upcoming Events
Pay Day (union dues)
Nov 28, 2019
Local 412 Union Meeting
Dec 10, 2019
American Legion Post 364 3001 S. Telegraph Dearborn, MI 48124
Local 412 Union Meeting
Dec 11, 2019
American Legion Post 364 3001 S. Telegraph Dearborn, MI 48124
Pay Day
Dec 12, 2019
Pay Day (union dues)
Dec 26, 2019
IAFF Local Newswire
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Nov. 16 (13:10)
Lt. Menard Wake and Funeral Info
IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
11.16.19
2019 Election Poll Hours
Denver Firefighters Local 858
11.15.19
WORCESTER LODD ARRANGEMENTS
Cambridge Fire Fighters
11.15.19
CHILDREN'S FUND FOR FALLEN BROTHER MENARD (WFD)
Cambridge Fire Fighters
11.15.19
Friday Update 11-15-19
IAFF Local 1014
11.15.19
Bruins Foundation 50/50
Boston Fire Fighters
11.14.19
Important Links
WakeUpWalmart
MERS Pension
MPFFU website
IAFF website
Firefighter Close Calls
Visit login.prudential.com/auth/Login?GAREASONCODE=-1&GARESOURCEID=res83&GAURI=https://www.retirement.prudential.com/RSO/login.jsp&Reason=-1&APPID=res83&URI=https://www.retirement.prudential.com/RSO/login.jsp!
Visit www.foodfit.com/iaff/default_issue21.asp!
Visit www.mda.org/!
Visit www.firefighternearmiss.com!
FF Cancer Foundation
EMS Close Calls
Journal of EMS
Visit www.iafflocals.com/!
NFPA website
Firehouse Magazine
Teamsters
UAW
Buy Union
Union Boot Pro
Michigan AFL-CIO
Newsletter Sign-up
Sign-up for newsletter & email updates
Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
Copyright © 2019, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

863256 hits since Jan 01, 2008
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image