Bill Text: AZ HB2004 | 2022 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced

Bill Title: Technical correction; workers' compensation; investigation

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (N/A) 2021-11-16 - Prefile [HB2004 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2022-HB2004-Introduced.html



PREFILED    NOV 16 2021

REFERENCE TITLE: technical correction; workers' compensation; investigation







State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session




HB 2004


Introduced by

Representative Cobb





amending section 23-928, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to workers' compensation administration and enforcement.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Section 23-928, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE23-928. Investigation by agents

A. For the purpose of making an investigation with regard to any employment or place of employment, the commission may appoint, by an order in writing, a member of the commission or any other competent person who is a resident of the this state, an agent whose duties shall be prescribed in the order.

B. In the discharge of his duties, the agent shall have the inquisitorial powers granted by this chapter to the commission and the same powers with regard to taking testimony as a referee or master appointed by the superior court.  The recommendation made by such agent shall be advisory only and shall not preclude taking further evidence or making further investigations. END_STATUTE