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CS/HB 7085: Workers' Compensation

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Burgess ; Trumbull ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Boyd ; Hager ; La Rosa ; Plakon

Workers' Compensation; Requires Governor, or CFO in certain circumstances, to appoint member to fill vacancy on panel that establishes workers’ compensation schedules within specified timeframe; requires panel to annually adopt statewide schedules of maximum reimbursement allowances; extends timeframes in which employees may receive certain workers’ compensation benefits & in which carrier must notify treating doctor of certain requirements; revises provisions relating to retainer agreements & awarding attorney fees.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in returning Messages
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/21/2017 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 397
3/24/2017 House • Referred to Commerce Committee -HJ 458
3/27/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 03/29/17, 8:30 am, Webster Hall -- Removed from Meeting Agenda
4/4/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 04/06/17, 1:30 pm, Webster Hall
4/6/2017 House • CS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 9 -HJ 616
4/11/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 615
4/12/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 632
4/13/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/18/17
4/18/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 698
• Amendment(s) failed (684061, 717177, 735145, 952503) -HJ 699
• Amendment(s) adopted (360611, 759369) -HJ 699
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/19/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 724
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 82 NAYS 37 -HJ 724
4/20/2017 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Rules -SJ 462
4/25/2017 Senate • Received -SJ 462
5/5/2017 Senate • Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 884
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 884
• Substituted for CS/SB 1582 -SJ 884
• Read 2nd time -SJ 884
• Amendment(s) adopted (473190) -SJ 890
• Read 3rd time -SJ 898
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 21 NAYS 16 -SJ 898
5/5/2017 House • In returning messages
• Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (912973) -HJ 1179, 1186
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (473190) -HJ 1172
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 76 NAYS 43 -HJ 1186
5/5/2017 Senate • In returning messages
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in returning Messages