WRK COMP-EMPLOYER PENALTIES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. In provisions authorizing
the Industrial Commission to impose a penalty against an employer for
failure to pay the proper amounts in the Second Injury Fund or the
Rate Adjustment Fund, eliminates a requirement that the failure to pay
be willful and knowing. Provides that interest shall be paid by an
employer who has failed to pay the proper amounts in the Second Injury
Fund or the Rate Adjustment Fund. Provides for the disposition of
penalties and interest.
FISCAL NOTE (Illinois Industrial Commission)
HB817 would provide an estimated additional $10,500 in inerest.
and somewhat lower in following years due to one time costs.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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