Bills Assigned to Keyword - Workers' Comp (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/10/2019


H 3106 Modifies the requirement for first responders seeking workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines the types of employees considered to be emergency responders and modifies the requirements for first responders seeking workers' compensation for personal injury caused by PTSD from the first responders' direct involvement in a significant traumatic experience.
Sponsor: William Wheeler House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Taylor Status Date: 4/24/2019
Keywords: House Workers' Comp
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H 3352 Makes workers' compensation settlement agreements unenforceable if they are conditioned on the release of certain legal claims by the injured employeeSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes workers' compensation settlement agreements unenforceable if they are conditioned on the release of certain legal claims by the injured employee or his dependents.
Sponsor: Jeffrey Johnson House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: McCravy Status Date: 1/17/2019
Keywords: House Workers' Comp
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H 3664 Exempts injuries sustained by law enforcement in the line of duty from certain limitations on workers' compensation claimsSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts injuries sustained by law enforcement in the line of duty from certain limitations on workers' compensation claims for injury caused by stress, mental injury or mental illness.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/17/2019
Keywords: Week of 01.14.2019 Workers' Comp
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H 4147 Requires that additional medical conditions of a firefighter must be presumed to be occupational diseases for the purposes of workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires that additional medical conditions of a firefighter to be presumed to be occupational diseases for the purposes of workers' compensation. 
Sponsor: Nancy Mace House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bailey Status Date: 3/27/2019
Keywords: Fire Week of 02.25.2019 Workers' Comp
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S 0051 Modifies the requirements for first responders seeking workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines the types of employees considered to be emergency responders and modifies the requirements for first responders seeking workers' compensation for personal injury caused by PTSD from the first responders' direct involvement in a significant traumatic experience.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Senate Workers' Comp
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S 0326 Directs SLED to distribute funds to the SC State Firefighters Association to provide post traumatic stress disorder insurance and programs01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs SLED to distribute $250,000 to the SC State Firefighters Association to provide post traumatic stress disorder insurance and programs.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 94 Status Date: 7/10/2019
Keywords: Fire Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.14.2019 Workers' Comp
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S 0358 Prohibits a self-insurer from participating in or obtaining benefits from the South Carolina Property And Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association 02.14.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2019 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a self-insurer from participating in or obtaining benefits from the South Carolina Property And Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association.  
Sponsor: Ronnie Cromer House Com: LCI Senate Com: BI
Status: Act No. 5 Status Date: 4/1/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Workers' Comp
Passed
S 0521 Allows an employer to pay up to $2,500 for medical treatment for an employee injured on the job without reporting the injurySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows an employer to pay up to $2,500 for medical treatment for an employee injured on the job without having to report the injury.
Sponsor: Ross Turner House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/14/2019
Keywords: Week of 02.11.2019 Workers' Comp
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S 0636 Clarifies that medical treatment and supplies are furnished for an additional period of time 03.28.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that medical treatment and supplies are furnished for any additional time that the judgment of the Workers' Compensation Commission established by evidence in the medical records or by the opinion of a medical provider.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Young (ch), Sabb, M.B.Matthews, Goldfinch, Talley Status Date: 3/15/2019
Keywords: Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Workers' Comp
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803.799.9574, Fax: 803.933.1299, mail@masc.sc