DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Disabled from trade compensation. Creates disabled from trade compensation. Provides that an employee who: (1) has an injury that results in a temporary total disability or a permanent partial impairment; (2) is capable of performing work with limitations or restrictions that prevent the employee from returning to the position the employee held before the employee's injury; and (3) returns to work, may receive compensation for the difference in average weekly earnings lost. Limits disabled from trade compensation to 52 consecutive weeks or 78 aggregate weeks. Provides a cap of $762 per week for disabled from trade compensation. Makes a conforming amendment.