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 Bill Status of HB3526  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  WKR COMP REDUCE BENEFITS

House Sponsors
Rep. Grant Wehrli

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/21/2017HouseTabled

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 305/6from Ch. 48, par. 138.6
820 ILCS 305/8from Ch. 48, par. 138.8
820 ILCS 305/8.1b
820 ILCS 305/8.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that the 500 week limit on compensation includes weeks paid for certain prior injuries. Eliminates certain rebuttable presumptions applicable to emergency personnel. Reduces compensation for injuries to specific parts of the body. Requires Commission decisions to be based upon the guidelines provided in the most current edition of the American Medical Association guidelines. In fee schedule requirements, changes limits to apply to maximum amount billed rather than maximum allowable payments. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Grant Wehrli
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  2/24/2017HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Grant Wehrli
  3/14/2017HouseTo Workers Compensation Subcommittee
  3/21/2017HouseMotion Prevailed
  3/21/2017HouseTabled

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