Bills Assigned to Keyword - Workers' Comp (8)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3347 Revises workers' compensation law to modify the requirements for firefighters Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises workers' compensation law to modify the requirements for firefighters seeing workers' compensation for personal injury caused by PTSD arising from his direct involvement in a significant traumatic experience.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan Status Date: 2/8/2017
Keywords: House Workers' Comp
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H 3348 Requires certain additional medical conditions to be presumed occupational diseases for the purposes of workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires certain additional medical conditions to be presumed occupational diseases sustained by a firefighter for the purposes of workers' compensation.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Workers' Comp
Work
H 3441 Requires employers' representatives to make workers' compensation payments through check or direct deposit04.25.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.24.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.19.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers' representatives to make workers' compensation payments through check or direct deposit.
Sponsor: Craig Gagnon House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 24 Status Date: 5/15/2017
Keywords: Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Workers' Comp
Passed
H 3523 Includes mental illness that may be compensable under workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Includes mental illness among related conditions that may be compensable if resulting from a significant traumatic injury of a first responder.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Duckworth, Yow Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: Week of 01.16.2017 Workers' Comp
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H 3835 Includes reserve police officers performing off-duty services in the workers' compensation lawSummary of the bill as introduced: Includes reserve police officers performing off-duty services in the workers' compensation law and average weekly wages.
Sponsor: Richard Martin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/22/2017
Keywords: Week of 02.20.2017 Workers' Comp
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H 3879 Increases the maximum payable amount for burial expenses under workers' compensation laws04.25.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.20.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment increases the maximum amount from $10,000 to $12,000.03.09.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.08.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment moves the cap from $7500 to $10,000.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the maximum payable amount for burial expenses under workers' compensation laws for accidental death to $7500. 
Sponsor: Sylleste Davis House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 38 Status Date: 5/18/2017
Keywords: Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Workers' Comp
Passed
S 0164 Modifies the requirement of first responder seeking workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides a definition for emergency responder and modifies the requirement of a first responder seeking workers' compensation for personal injury caused by PTSD from the first responder's direct involvement in a significant traumatic experience.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Senate Workers' Comp
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S 0174 Modifies the requirement of first responder seeking workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides a definition for emergency responder and modifies the requirement of a first responder seeking workers' compensation for personal injury caused by PTSD from the first responder's direct involvement in a significant traumatic experience.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Senate Workers' Comp
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