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 Bill Status of HB4187  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  WORKERS COMP-INJURY

House Sponsors
Rep. David B. Reis - Thomas M. Bennett

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Defines the terms "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.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/14/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David B. Reis
  1/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett

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