JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 25, 2019 – Missouri State Senator Justin Brown released “Sen. Justin Brown’s Legislative Column for Jan. 24, 2019”. Sen. Brown offers the following:
This week I submitted a bill to the Missouri Senate that I believe will help bring relief to thousands of police officers, firefighters and other emergency personnel who experience mental health issues. Senate Bill 281 establishes the presumption that a first responder who suffers symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) likely developed his or her condition on the job.