Extends workers' compensation to firefighters with cancer
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To amend sections 742.38, 4123.57, and 4123.68 and to enact section 4123.86 of the Revised Code to enact the "Michael Louis Palumbo, Jr. Act" to provide that a firefighter who is disabled as a result of cancer under certain circumstances is presumed for purposes of the laws governing workers' compensation and the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund to have incurred the cancer while performing official duties as a firefighter.
Effective DateApril 6, 2017
CommitteesHouse Insurance Committee
Senate Insurance Committee