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CS/CS/HB 553: Workers' Compensation System Administration

GENERAL BILL by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee ; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Hager ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell

Workers' Compensation System Administration; Revises requirements relating to submitting notice of election of exemption; revises effectiveness of stop-work orders & penalty assessment orders; revises immunity from liability standards for employers & employees using help supply services company; deletes & revising definitions; revises health care provider requirements & responsibilities; deletes rulemaking authority & responsibilities of DFS; revises provider reimbursement dispute procedures; revises penalties for certain violations or overutilization of treatment; revises criteria for appointment of expert medical advisors; deletes certain OIR audit requirements; deletes provisions providing for removal of physicians from lists of those authorized to render medical care under certain conditions; revises limitations on compensation for temporary total disability; revises & deleting penalties for noncompliance relating to duty of employer upon receipt of notice of injury or death; transfers certain responsibilities of OIR of FSC to department; deletes requirement that provision that is mutually agreed upon in any collective bargaining agreement must be filed with department; revises certain carrier reporting requirements; revises duties of department upon referral of injured employee.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 6/10/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-141
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/28/2013 House • Filed
2/6/2013 House • Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 62
2/12/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 02/19/13, 3:00 pm, 404 HOB
2/19/2013 House • CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 156
2/20/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/25/2013 House • Now in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 152
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 62
• CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 149
3/18/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/20/13, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
3/20/2013 House • CS/CS by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 332
3/22/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 329
3/25/2013 House • Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 346
4/2/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 04/04/13, 10:30 am, 404 HOB
4/4/2013 House • Favorable by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 436
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 436
4/15/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/13
4/17/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 642
• Read 3rd time -HJ 642
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 1 -HJ 642
4/18/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 502
4/23/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 502
4/29/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 763
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 763
• Substituted for CS/SB 860 -SJ 763
• Read 2nd time -SJ 763
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/30/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 802
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 802
4/30/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1028
5/28/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/7/2013 • Approved by Governor
6/10/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-141