Bill Status of SB0770 99th General Assembly
Short Description: WORKERS COMP-TRAVEL-CAUSATION
Sen. Kyle McCarter
| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that an employee who is required to travel in connection with his or her employment and who suffers an injury while in travel status is eligible for benefits only if the injury arises out of and in the course of employment while he or she is actively engaged in the duties of employment. Defines "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. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/4/2015||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kyle McCarter|| 2/4/2015||Senate||First Reading|| 2/4/2015||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 2/11/2015||Senate||Assigned to Labor|| 3/18/2015||Senate||To Subcommittee on Special Issues (LA)|| 3/27/2015||Senate||Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015|| 4/24/2015||Senate||Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015|| 5/15/2015||Senate||Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015|| 10/10/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments|| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|