SB 1214: Workers’ Compensation
GENERAL BILL by Hays
Workers’ Compensation; Clarifying factors to be considered in determining major contributing cause; authorizing the collection and testing of blood and urine samples upon employer or carrier request; providing for payment of resulting medical bills regardless of test results; providing for post-accident drug testing; revising the period within which a carrier must authorize an alternative physician; providing that permanent total disability benefits shall not be awarded if an employee is capable of performing light-duty work; authorizing the advance payment of compensation only for compensable injuries, etc.
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 271 (Ch. 2014-109)
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- Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 97
• Introduced -SJ 97
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 271 (Ch. 2014-109)
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