Bill Status of HB3815 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COVID-19 DEATH BENEFIT
Rep. Thaddeus Jones
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the COVID-19 Family Assistance Program Act. Provides for the Department of Public Health to administer a program for the payment of $25,000 to families of persons who die because of COVID-19. Authorizes the Department to adopt rules necessary for the administration of the Program. Requires annual reports to the Governor and General Assembly. Amends the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Creates a benefit of $50,000 for health care workers who die as a result of COVID-19. Defines terms. Effective immediately.