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2021 House Bill 4171: Expand cancer liability presumption to more government jobs

Public Act 117 of 2021

Introduced by Rep. Sue Allor R-Wolverine on February 9, 2021
To extend to ”forest fire officers" and “fire/crash rescue officers” a presumption that certain types of cancer arose out of and in the course of employment, for purposes of granting workers compensation benefits to these employees. A 2014 law did this for paid firefighters.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Insurance Committee on February 9, 2021
Reported in the House on March 4, 2021
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on March 18, 2021
Referred to the Senate Insurance and Banking Committee on March 18, 2021
Reported in the Senate on October 28, 2021
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on November 10, 2021
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on November 30, 2021