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S 0429 - Modifies the requirements of workers' compensation to include mental illness

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond
Last Action: 5/31/2016 - Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary
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Workers' CompNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

04.28.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. There was also a minority report placed on the bill.
04.23.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment limits the workers’ compensation expansion to first responders directly involved in the incident in the course of their employment where that incident results in medically diagnosed PTSD.
04.15.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Modifies the definitions of injury and personal injury in workers' compensation to add mental illness to related conditions that may be compensable if resulting from a significant traumatic experience.

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