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 Bill Status of HB4068  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  WORKERS' COMP-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Durkin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/6/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7.5
720 ILCS 5/17-10.4 new
820 ILCS 305/1from Ch. 48, par. 138.1
820 ILCS 305/8from Ch. 48, par. 138.8
820 ILCS 305/8.1b
820 ILCS 305/8.2
820 ILCS 305/8.2a
820 ILCS 305/14from Ch. 48, par. 138.14
820 ILCS 305/19from Ch. 48, par. 138.19
820 ILCS 305/25.5
820 ILCS 305/29.2


Synopsis As Introduced
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.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  6/14/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  6/21/2017HouseFirst Reading
  6/21/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  6/21/2017HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  6/21/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
  6/21/2017HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Labor & Commerce Committee; Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  6/21/2017HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
  6/30/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 7, 2017
  7/6/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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