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 Bill Status of SB2622  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  WORKERS COMP-TRAVEL-CAUSATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kyle McCarter - Dale A. Righter - Dan Duffy, Jim Oberweis and Pamela J. Althoff

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 305/1from Ch. 48, par. 138.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that an employee who is required to travel in connection with his or her employment and who suffers an injury while in travel status shall be eligible for benefits only if the injury arises out of and in the course of employment while he or she is actively engaged in the duties of employment. Defines "accident" and "injury". Provides that "injury" includes the aggravation of a pre-existing condition by an accident arising out of and in the course of the employment, but only for so long as the aggravation of the pre-existing condition continues to be the major contributing cause of the disability. Provides that an injury resulting directly or indirectly from idiopathic causes is not compensable. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  11/7/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kyle McCarter
  11/7/2013SenateFirst Reading
  11/7/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  11/7/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  11/14/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Duffy
  12/3/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jim Oberweis
  1/9/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  1/29/2014SenateAssigned to Labor and Commerce
  3/5/2014SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (LC)
  3/28/2014SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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