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       Florida Senate - 2010                                     SB 202
       
       
       
       By Senator Baker
       
       
       
       
       20-00292-10                                            2010202__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to firefighter death benefits;
    3         amending s. 112.191, F.S.; revising provisions
    4         providing death benefits for firefighters; expanding
    5         activities entitling firefighters to death benefits to
    6         include participation in training exercises; providing
    7         an effective date.
    8  
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10  
   11         Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subsection (2) of
   12  section 112.191, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
   13         112.191 Firefighters; death benefits.—
   14         (2)
   15         (b) The sum of $50,000, as adjusted pursuant to paragraph
   16  (i), shall be paid as provided in this section if a firefighter
   17  is accidentally killed as specified in paragraph (a) and the
   18  accidental death occurs as a result of the firefighter’s
   19  response to what is reasonably believed to be an emergency
   20  involving the protection of life or property or the
   21  firefighter’s participation in a training exercise. This sum
   22  shall be in addition to any sum provided for in paragraph (a).
   23  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in no case shall the
   24  amount payable under this subsection be less than the actual
   25  amount stated therein.
   26         (c) If a firefighter, while engaged in the performance of
   27  his or her firefighter duties, is unlawfully and intentionally
   28  killed, is injured and dies as a result of such injury, dies as
   29  a result of a fire which has been determined to have been caused
   30  by an act of arson, or subsequently dies as a result of injuries
   31  sustained therefrom, the sum of $150,000, as adjusted pursuant
   32  to paragraph (i), shall be paid as provided in this section.
   33  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in no case shall the
   34  amount payable under this subsection be less than the actual
   35  amount stated therein.
   36         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.

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