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HB 0616 - Workers' Compensation - Approval of Legal Services Fee - Cases Involving Medical Expenses
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Tracking Level: No Position
Sponsor: Delegate Barnes
Last Action: 3/21/2012 - H Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
House Committee: House Committee on Economic Matters
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 616
2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 616

File Code: Workers' Compensation
Sponsored By:
Delegate Barnes
Entitled:
Workers' Compensation - Approval of Legal Services Fee - Cases Involving Medical Expenses

Synopsis:

Requiring the Workers' Compensation Commission to approve a fee for legal services if the employer or its insurer was required to pay specified workers' compensation, a specified time period has elapsed since the last compensation payment was made in the case, the employee is claiming specified medical expenses, and the Commission held a hearing on the claim for specified medical expenses; and prohibiting the fee for legal services awarded by the Commission from exceeding a specified amount.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/6
First Reading Economic Matters
2/7
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
3/21
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorneys' Fees
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Workers' Compensation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

Labor and Employment
( 9-731 )

Documents

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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Economic Matters