Votes: IL SB1596 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Worker's Compensation Act and the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act. Provides that specified Sections limiting recovery do not apply to injuries or death resulting from an occupational disease as to which the recovery of compensation benefits under the Act would be precluded due to the operation of any period of repose or repose provision. Provides that, as to any such injury occupational disease, the employee, the employee's heirs, and any person having the standing under law to bring a civil action at law has the nonwaivable right to bring such an action against any employer or employers. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-17 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0006 [SB1596 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Voting Records

HouseThird Reading in House2019-03-14704021113PassedLinkView
SenateThird Reading in Senate2019-03-0641162059PassedLinkView

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