CS/CS/HB 271: Workers' Compensation
GENERAL BILL by Regulatory Affairs Committee ; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee ; Cummings ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Broxson
Workers' Compensation; Revises powers of DFS relating to compliance with & enforcement of workers' compensation coverage requirements; provides for stop-work order information to be available on Division of Workers' Compensation's website; revises requirements for release of stop-work orders; revises penalties; revises rate formulas related to determination of compensation for disability & death; revises provisions relating to assessment rate of Special Disability Trust Fund; reduces assessment rate limitation.
Last Action: 6/13/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-109
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 27
• On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/08/14, 12:30 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 152
• Now in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 152
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/11/14, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
• CS by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 157
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 150
• Introduced -HJ 27
• On Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 03/06/14, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 137
• CS/CS by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 217
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Regulatory Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 208
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 277
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/14
• Read 2nd time -HJ 418
• Amendment(s) adopted (254857) -HJ 419
• Read 3rd time -HJ 419
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 419
• In Messages
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 453
• Received -SJ 453
• Withdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 804
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 804
• Substituted for CS/SB 444 -SJ 804
• Read 2nd time -SJ 804
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 810
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 811
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 1323
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-109
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