Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment; funding by locality. (SB134)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment; funding by locality. Allows any locality to fund the cost of participation in mental health treatment and counseling programs by a member of a volunteer fire or rescue company. A mental health program in which such volunteers are eligible to participate must be comparable to an employee assistance program offered to paid employees of the locality. Read the Bill »

Status

01/19/2016: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
12/29/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101616D
12/29/2015Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/19/2016Incorporated by Local Government (SB79-Wexton) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB79, HB233 and HB199.