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HB 7009: Workers' Compensation

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Burgess ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Grant, J.

Workers' Compensation; Requires panel to annually adopt statewide workers' compensation 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: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 1/31/2018 Senate - Received -SJ 252
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/17/2017 House • Filed
11/22/2017 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 241
1/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 241
1/11/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 298
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/12/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 329
• Passed; YEAS 74 NAYS 30 -HJ 329
1/24/2018 Senate • In Messages
1/31/2018 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 252
• Received -SJ 252