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 Bill Status of HB1287  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  EMPLOYMENT-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Madigan

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Cullerton )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 130/6from Ch. 48, par. 39s-6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Prevailing Wage Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning violations of the Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 4
Deletes reference to:
820 ILCS 130/6
Adds reference to:
215 ILCS 5/456from Ch. 73, par. 1065.3
215 ILCS 5/457from Ch. 73, par. 1065.4
215 ILCS 5/458from Ch. 73, par. 1065.5
215 ILCS 5/462a new
215 ILCS 5/460 rep.
820 ILCS 305/4e new

Amends the Workers' Compensation and Employer's Liability Rates Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a rate is excessive if it is likely to produce a long run profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided or if expenses are unreasonably high in relation to the services rendered (instead of providing that a rate in a competitive market is not excessive and a rate in a noncompetitive market is excessive if it is likely to produce a long run profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided or if expenses are unreasonably high in relation to the services rendered). Provides for prefiling (rather than filing) of rates with the Director of Insurance and makes other changes regarding rate filings and disapproval of rate filings. Provides that, if an insurer has no legally effective rates as a result of the Director's disapproval of rates or other act, the Director shall, on request of the insurer, specify interim rates for the insurer that are high enough to protect the interests of all parties and may order that a specified portion of the premiums be placed in an escrow account approved by the Director, and, when new rates become legally effective, the Director shall order the escrowed funds or any overcharge in the interim rates to be distributed appropriately, except that refunds to policyholders that are de minimus shall not be required. Provides for a review of workers' compensation premium rates by the Director of Insurance and for a refund of excessive premium. Repeals provisions regarding presumptions that a competitive market exists, determining whether a competitive market exists, and disapproval of rates under specified circumstances. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides for safety programs and return to work programs. Requires a recalculation of premium rates in connection with those programs. Authorizes waiver of certain fees with respect to self-insured employers who implement the programs.

House Floor Amendment No. 5
Adds reference to:
820 ILCS 305/1from Ch. 48, par. 138.1

Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that accidental injuries sustained while traveling to or from work do not arise out of and in the course of employment. Defines "in the course of employment" and "arising out of the employment". Provides that where an employee is required to travel away from his or her employer's premises in order to perform his or her job, the traveling employee's accidental injuries arise out of and in the course of his or her employment when the conduct in which he or she was engaged at the time of his or her injury is reasonable and when that conduct might have been anticipated or foreseen by the employer.

House Floor Amendment No. 6
Adds reference to:
820 ILCS 305/35 new

Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that any accidental injury which results from repetitive or cumulative trauma and occurs within 3 months after the employee begins his or her employment shall not be considered by a workers' compensation insurer in setting the premium rate for the employer. Sets forth provisions providing that if an award is made for benefits in connection with repetitive or cumulative injury resulting from employment with more than one employer, the employer liable for award or its insurer is entitled to contributions or reimbursement from each of the employee's prior employers or their insurers for the prior employer's pro rata share of responsibility. Provides that after the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission or the Arbitrator has made an award for benefits in connection with repetitive or cumulative injury, the employer liable under the award or its insurer may institute proceedings before the Commission for the purpose of determining the right of contribution or reimbursement. Provides that the proceeding shall not delay, diminish, restrict, or alter in any way the benefits to which the employee or his or her dependents are entitled, but shall be limited to a determination of the respective contribution or reimbursement rights and the responsibilities of all the employers joined in the proceeding.

House Floor Amendment No. 7
Adds reference to:
820 ILCS 305/29.2
820 ILCS 305/29.3 new

Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that the Department of Insurance shall report annually on the state of self-insurance for workers' compensation in Illinois. Specifies the contents of the report. Creates the Workers' Compensation Premium Rates Task Force. Provides for the membership and duties of the Task Force. Requires the Task Force to issue its recommendations by December 31, 2015. Repeals the Section creating the Task Force on December 31, 2016.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/2/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  2/3/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2015HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/27/2015HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 30, 2015
  4/14/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  4/14/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **
  4/24/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
  4/24/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/12/2015HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/12/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 15, 2015
  5/12/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 22, 2015
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/22/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Lost 000-069-038
  5/22/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Lost 000-069-038
  5/22/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Lost 000-069-037
  5/22/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted 068-000-039
  5/22/2015HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2015
  5/31/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2015
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules Committee
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Referred to Rules Committee
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 7 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John Bradley
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 7 Referred to Rules Committee
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 8 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John Bradley
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 8 Referred to Rules Committee
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 7 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  6/3/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 8 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  6/4/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 016-005-000
  6/4/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 016-005-000
  6/4/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 7 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 016-005-000
  6/4/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 8 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 016-005-000
  6/4/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Adopted 063-039-004
  6/4/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Adopted 063-039-004
  6/4/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 7 Adopted 062-040-004
  6/4/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 8 Withdrawn by Rep. John Bradley
  6/4/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  6/4/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 063-039-004
  6/5/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  6/5/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  6/5/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  6/5/2015SenateFirst Reading
  6/5/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  7/28/2015SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  8/4/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As August 5, 2015
  8/4/2015SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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