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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 1636: Workers’ Compensation

GENERAL BILL by Perry

Workers’ Compensation; Revising a prohibition against persons receiving certain fees, consideration, or gratuities under the Workers’ Compensation Law; increasing the maximum number of weeks of benefits payable for temporary total disability, temporary partial disability, and temporary total disability; requiring injured employees and other claimants to sign and attest to a specified statement relating to the payment of attorney fees before engaging an attorney or other representative for certain purposes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2019 Senate • Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 212
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 211
3/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/1/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 04/01/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Banking and Insurance