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SB 1724: Workers’ Compensation


Workers’ Compensation; Deleting an exception from applicability of fellow-employee immunities; 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 any other representative for certain purposes; revising conditions under which a petition for benefits or a portion thereof must be dismissed by the Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims or the assigned judge of compensation claims; requiring claimants and their attorneys to make a good faith effort to resolve the dispute before filing a petition, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 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
2/25/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 197
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 197
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Banking and Insurance