Rep. Schamore Files Bill to Offer Death Benefits for EMS Families

Screen Shot 2016-01-19 at 11.56.49 AMHerald-Leader- House Bill 54, sponsored by state Rep. Dean Schamore, R-Hardinsburg, also would amend current law to include survivors of EMS workers as recipients of an $80,000 death benefit. Survivors of employees who work for private EMS companies would not be eligible in his bill, Schamore said, but he said they might be added in later years should this bill pass.

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