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 Bill Status of HB3556  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  WORKERS COMP-CAUSATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Dan Ugaste

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred 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. Provides that an injury arises out of and in the course of employment only if the accident significantly caused or contributed to both the resulting condition and the disability. Provides that an injury does not arise out of and in the course of employment if (1) the hazard or risk was not incidental to employment and was a hazard or risk to which the general public is also exposed, (2) the injury did not occur at a time and place and under circumstances reasonably required by the employment, or (3) the disability resulted from a personal risk. Limits conditions under which repetitive or cumulative trauma is compensable. Provides that gradual deterioration or progressive degeneration of the body caused by aging is not compensable as repetitive or cumulative trauma. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dan Ugaste
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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