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 Bill Status of SB1422  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  EMPLOYMENT-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christine Radogno

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 305/19.1from Ch. 48, par. 138.19a


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the computation of time.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
820 ILCS 305/19.1
Adds reference to:
820 ILCS 305/1from Ch. 48, par. 138.1
820 ILCS 305/1.1 new
820 ILCS 305/4b new
820 ILCS 305/8from Ch. 48, par. 138.8
820 ILCS 305/8.1 new
820 ILCS 305/8.2
820 ILCS 305/8.3
820 ILCS 305/8.7
820 ILCS 305/11from Ch. 48, par. 138.11
820 ILCS 305/16from Ch. 48, par. 138.16
820 ILCS 305/16b new
820 ILCS 305/16c new
820 ILCS 305/19from Ch. 48, par. 138.19
820 ILCS 305/25.5

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Defines "accident" and "injury." Provides standards of conduct for Commissioners and arbitrators. Provides for limited binding agreements between construction employers and labor organizations. Provides that for 60 days from the report of injury to the employer, the employer shall choose all necessary medical services reasonably required, and that the employee may secure his own physician and medical services after 60 days from the report of injury. Provides that no employer shall be required to pay temporary partial disability benefits to an employee who has been discharged for cause. Provides that an employer may utilize a preferred provider program approved by the Illinois Department of Insurance to satisfy its liabilities. Provides that an award for wage differential shall be effective only until the employee reaches the age of 67 or 5 years from the date of the award, whichever is later. Provides for a new determination of permanent partial disability for injuries occurring on or after December 31, 2011. Moves the utilization review program registration and administration to the Department of Insurance. Makes numerous other changes concerning privacy, employee intoxication, fee schedules, prescriptions, billing and best practices reports, utilization review, signature certification, a ban on gifts, fraud, sentencing, and annual reports. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/9/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2011SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/17/2011SenateDo Pass Executive; 015-000-000
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2011
  4/8/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/8/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2011
  4/11/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  4/11/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/13/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Held in Executive
  4/13/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Re-referred to Assignments
  4/13/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  4/15/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 4, 2011
  5/3/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/3/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Radogno
  5/3/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 4, 2011
  5/5/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2011
  7/23/2011SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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