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 Bill Status of HB4432  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  UNEMP INS-WRKR COMP RATES

House Sponsors
Rep. Jay Hoffman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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 305/1from Ch. 48, par. 138.1
820 ILCS 305/4e new
820 ILCS 305/8from Ch. 48, par. 138.8
820 ILCS 305/8.1 new
820 ILCS 305/8.1b
820 ILCS 305/8.2
820 ILCS 305/8.2a
820 ILCS 305/14from Ch. 48, par. 138.14
820 ILCS 305/19from Ch. 48, par. 138.19
820 ILCS 305/25.5
820 ILCS 305/29.2
820 ILCS 305/29.3 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the 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. Makes changes regarding competitive markets exists and disapproval of rates under specified circumstances. 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. Permits an employer to file with the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission a workers' compensation safety program or a workers' compensation return to work program implemented by the employer. Provides that (i) injuries to the shoulder shall be considered injuries to part of the arm and (ii) injuries to the hip shall be considered injuries to part of the leg. Contains provisions concerning repetitive and cumulative injuries; permanent partial disability determinations; annual reports by the Commission concerning self-insurance for workers' compensation in Illinois; and duties of the Workers' Compensation Premium Rates Task Force. Makes additional changes to the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides for an evidence-based drug formulary. Requires an annual investigation of procedures covered for ambulatory surgical centers and the establishment of a fee schedule. Changes a waiting period for benefits for certain firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics. Changes compensation computations for subsequent injuries to the same part of the spine. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  1/31/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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