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 Bill Status of HB6428  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dwight Kay

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 305/1from Ch. 48, par. 138.1
820 ILCS 305/8from Ch. 48, par. 138.8
820 ILCS 305/8.1c new

Synopsis As Introduced
Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Public Employer and Non-Profit Employer Workers' Compensation Benefit Act. Sets forth findings and purposes. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act in relation to employees of public employers and non-profit employers. Provides that, to obtain compensation under the Act, an employee of a public employer or non-profit employer bears the burden of showing, by a preponderance of the credible evidence, that he or she has sustained accidental injuries arising out of and in the course of the employment and the accidental injuries arising out of and in the course of the employment are the major contributing cause of the medical condition or injury for which compensation is being sought. Provides that accidental injuries are not considered to be arising out of and in the course of employment under specified circumstances; adds provisions regarding certain injuries; provides that an injury, its occupational cause, and any resulting manifestations or disability must be established to a reasonable degree of medical certainty, based on objective relevant medical findings; and adds provisions regarding employees who are traveling or on a break. Provides for a reduction of an award by amounts an injured worker has previously received for prior injuries that resulted in permanency awards.

DateChamber Action
  4/4/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dwight Kay
  4/4/2016HouseFirst Reading
  4/4/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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