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92_HB1853 LRB9207283WHcs 1 AN ACT concerning workers' compensation. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Workers' Compensation Act is amended by 5 adding Section 3.5 as follows: 6 (820 ILCS 305/3.5 new) 7 Sec. 3.5. Alcohol or drugs; consideration in coverage. 8 If, at the time of his or her injury or disablement, the 9 alcohol concentration in an employee's blood or breath was 10 0.08 or more based on the definition of blood and breath 11 units in Section 11-501.2 of the Illinois Vehicle Code or 12 there was any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in the 13 person's breath, blood, or urine resulting from the unlawful 14 use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control 15 Act or a controlled substance listed in the Illinois 16 Controlled Substances Act, then the arbitrator shall take 17 that information into consideration in determining whether to 18 recommend to the Commission compensation for his or her 19 injury or disablement under this Act.
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