Department of Labor and Industry

Past Conference Agendas

Presumptive Illness


HB 408 (2009 Montana Legislature) (pdf) – An Act Establishing A Presumptive Disease For Workers' Compensation Claims For Certain Diseases Experienced By Firefighters (bill died in standing committee)

Analysis Of Montana House Bill (HB) 408 (pdf): Presumption of Compensability for Certain Occupations and Certain Diseases by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. (NCCI)
Note:  This was a point-in-time estimate and because the presumptive bill did not pass, the estimate was not finalized.

Assessing State Firefighter Cancer Presumption Laws and Current Firefighter Cancer Research (pdf) (National League of Cities, April 2009)

OLR Research Report: Presumption for Cancer and Infection Disease for Firefighters (pdf) (February 24, 2009)

International Association of Firefighters Presumptive Health Initiative website

Firefighter Presumptions of Covered Injuries in Workers’ Compensation (pdf) (IAIABC, 2004)

State Presumptive Disability Laws (pdf)