IL HB4068 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on June 14 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-07-06 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from public inspection certain information collected by the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission from self-insureds and papers, documents, reports, or evidence relevant to a workers' compensation fraud investigation conducted by the Department of Insurance. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 regarding workers' compensation fraud penalties. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Makes changes concerning: when an accidental injury shall not be considered to be "arising out of and in the course of employment" if the accidental injury or medical condition occurred while the claimant was traveling away from the employer's premises; the maximum compensation rate for a period of temporary total incapacity; compensation awards for injuries to the shoulder and hip; the maximum allowable payment for certain service categories; the assignment and reassignment of arbitrators to hearing sites; the creation of an evidence based drug formulary; annual reports on the state of self-insurance for workers' compensation in Illinois; and other matters. Effective immediately.

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Title

WORKERS' COMP-VARIOUS

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-07-06HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-06-30HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 7, 2017
2017-06-21HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
2017-06-21HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Labor & Commerce Committee; Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
2017-06-21HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
2017-06-21HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
2017-06-21HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-06-21HouseFirst Reading
2017-06-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin

Code Citations

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51407.5Amended CodeCitation Text
720517-10.4New CodeSee Bill Text
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Bill Comments

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