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Cancer Presumption Bill Passes in the House
Updated On: Jan 17, 2008

Cancer Presumption Bill Passes in the House

Click here to view the complete record in the House Journal. You will see who voted for and against the bill, the vote for immediate effect, and comments from several members of the House explaining why they voted no.

Firefighter Cancer Bill Passes
Legislation allowing firefighters to make a worker's compensation claim for lung cancer and similar smoke-causing diseases as long as they hadn't smoked cigarettes in five years passed the House 81-27.

Under HB 4401, firefighters with respiratory tract, bladder, skin, brain, kidney, blood, and lymphatic cancers could make a claim on the basis that the hazards of the workplace caused the injury. The bill also covers public officials who contract a disease through the handling of hazardous chemicals.

HB 4401, was sponsored by Rep. Steve TOBOCMAN (D-Detroit).

What's Next?
The bill will now go to the Senate where it will be assigned to a committee. The committee may take testimony prior to voting on the bill.

Once it passes out of the committee, Senate Majority Leader Michael Bishop will decide if/when the bill will be voted on by the Senate.

Click here to contact Senate Majority Leader Michael Bishop now. Ask him to place HB 4401 on the Senate Agenda.


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