Bill Status of HB6179  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  WORKERS COMP-INJURY

House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Cross - Dwight Kay - Thomas Morrison - Chad Hays, Paul Evans and Kay Hatcher

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession 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. 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.

DateChamber Action
  5/29/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  5/30/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  5/30/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  5/30/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  5/30/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul Evans
  5/30/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  5/30/2012HouseFirst Reading
  5/30/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die