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 Bill Status of HB2418  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dwight Kay - Keith R. Wheeler - Reginald Phillips - Steven A. Andersson - Thomas M. Bennett, Grant Wehrli, Jeanne M Ives and Mark Batinick

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession 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.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dwight Kay
  2/17/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/4/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips
  3/4/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  3/4/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  3/4/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  3/4/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  3/5/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  3/19/2015HouseTo Workers Compensation Subcommittee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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