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 Bill Status of HB2421  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  WORKERS COMP-INJURY

House Sponsors
Rep. Dwight Kay - Keith R. Wheeler - John M. Cabello, Reginald Phillips and Joe Sosnowski

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 305/1from Ch. 48, par. 138.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Defines the terms "accident" and "injury". Provides that "injury" includes the aggravation of a pre-existing condition by an accident arising out of and in the course of the employment, but only for so long as the aggravation of the pre-existing condition continues to be the major contributing cause of the disability. Provides that an injury resulting directly or indirectly from idiopathic causes is not compensable.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dwight Kay
  2/17/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/4/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  3/18/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips
  3/19/2015HouseTo Workers Compensation Subcommittee
  3/24/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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