INDIANAPOLIS — A bill guaranteeing health insurance coverage for families of public safety officers killed in the line of duty has passed the Indiana Senate.
Sen. Mike Crider, R-Greenfield, penned the legislation that requires employers to continue paying for insurance for the spouses and children of public safety officers who are killed while working.
The bill — Senate Bill 152 — passed the Senate 49-0 and now moves to the Indiana House for consideration. That chamber has until March 5 to approve the bill.
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