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CS/SB 1582: Workers’ Compensation Insurance

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Bradley

Workers’ Compensation Insurance; Revising a prohibition against receiving certain fees, consideration, or gratuities under certain circumstances; requiring carriers to authorize or deny, rather than respond to, certain requests for authorization within a specified timeframe; providing that specified cancers of firefighters are deemed occupational diseases arising out of work performed in the course and scope of employment; revising conditions under which the Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims must dismiss petitions for benefits, etc. APPROPRIATION: $847,838.00

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2017
Last Action: 4/20/2017 Senate - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2017 Senate • Filed
3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 204
3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 204
3/29/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 04/03/17, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/3/2017 Senate • Favorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 291
4/4/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 291
4/10/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/13/17, 9:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/13/2017 Senate • CS by Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 412
4/14/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules -SJ 412
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/19/17, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/17/2017 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 415
4/19/2017 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
4/20/2017 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading