State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT concerning workers' compensation.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The  Workers' Compensation Act is amended by
 5    adding Section 3.5 as follows:

 6        (820 ILCS 305/3.5 new)
 7        Sec. 3.5.  Alcohol or drugs; consideration  in  coverage.
 8    If,  at  the  time  of  his or her injury or disablement, the
 9    alcohol concentration in an employee's blood  or  breath  was
10    0.08  or  more  based  on  the definition of blood and breath
11    units in Section 11-501.2 of the  Illinois  Vehicle  Code  or
12    there was any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in the
13    person's  breath, blood, or urine resulting from the unlawful
14    use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control
15    Act  or  a  controlled  substance  listed  in  the   Illinois
16    Controlled  Substances  Act,  then  the arbitrator shall take
17    that information into consideration in determining whether to
18    recommend to the  Commission  compensation  for  his  or  her
19    injury or disablement under this Act.

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