IL HB2525 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-04-18 - Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Employer's Liability Rates Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a rate is excessive if it is likely to produce a long run profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided or if expenses are unreasonably high in relation to the services rendered. Repeals provisions regarding presumptions that a competitive market exists, determining whether a competitive market exists, and disapproval of rates under specified circumstances. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that accidental injuries sustained while traveling to or from work do not arise out of and in the course of employment. Defines "in the course of employment" and "arising out of the employment". Permits an employer to file with the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission a workers' compensation safety program or a workers' compensation return to work program implemented by the employer. Provides that the Commission may certify any such safety program as a bona fide safety program after reviewing the program. In a provision concerning compensation for the period of temporary total incapacity for work resulting from an accidental injury, provides that (i) injuries to the shoulder shall be considered injuries to part of the arm and (ii) injuries to the hip shall be considered injuries to part of the leg. Contains provisions concerning repetitive and cumulative injuries; permanent partial disability determinations; electronic claims; annual reports by the Commission concerning the state of self-insurance for workers' compensation in Illinois; and duties of the Workers' Compensation Premium Rates Task Force; and other matters. Effective immediately.

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2017-04-18HouseHousing Affordability Impact Note Filed
2017-04-13HouseCorrectional Note Filed
2017-04-13HouseState Debt Impact Note Filed
2017-04-13HousePension Note Filed
2017-04-12HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed
2017-04-04HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2017-04-03HouseFiscal Note Filed
2017-03-24HouseJudicial Note Filed
2017-03-23HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
2017-03-23HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
2017-03-23HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
2017-03-22HouseDo Pass / Standard Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 017-012-000
2017-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2155456Amended CodeCitation Text
2155457Amended CodeCitation Text
2155458Amended CodeCitation Text
2155460Repealed CodeCitation Text
2155462aNew CodeSee Bill Text
8203051Amended CodeCitation Text
82030514Amended CodeCitation Text
82030519Amended CodeCitation Text
82030525.5Amended CodeCitation Text
82030529.2Amended CodeCitation Text
82030529.3New CodeSee Bill Text
8203054eNew CodeSee Bill Text
8203058Amended CodeCitation Text
8203058.1New CodeSee Bill Text
8203058.1bAmended CodeCitation Text
8203058.2aAmended CodeCitation Text

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