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CS/SB 986: Workers’ Compensation System Administration

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Simpson

Workers’ Compensation System Administration; Deleting a required item to be listed on a notice of election to be exempt; requiring that the Department of Financial Services allow an employer who has not previously been issued an order of penalty assessment to receive a specified credit to be applied to the penalty; eliminating the certification requirements when an expert medical advisor is selected by a judge of compensation claims; deleting the requirement that employers notify the department within 24 hours of any injury resulting in death, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 3/3/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 613 (Ch. 2016-56) -SJ 631
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/1/2015 Senate • Filed
12/11/2015 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 74
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 74
1/21/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 01/26/16, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
1/27/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 02/01/16, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/1/2016 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 304
2/3/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government -SJ 304
2/9/2016 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 314
2/12/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, 02/17/16, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/17/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 425
2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/25/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
2/26/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
2/29/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/16
3/2/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 529
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/3/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 631
• Substituted CS/HB 613 -SJ 631
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 613 (Ch. 2016-56) -SJ 631