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Relating to benefits for peace officers relating to certain
diseases or illnesses.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
SB 1582 would apply preventative immunization entitlements for first responders to peace officers who respond to emergency medical calls. The bill would additionally apply most of the same disability and line of duty death presumptions to peace officers as to fire fighters and emergency medical technicians.
Texas Action remains neutral on SB 1582 as it does not affect our liberty principles.