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House Bill 1556

House Bill 1556

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1556 (Updated February 26, 2001 5:54 PM - DI 84)

Disabled from trade compensation. Creates disabled from trade compensation. Provides that an employee who: (1) has an injury or occupational disease that results in a temporary total disability or a temporary partial impairment; and (2) is capable of performing work with permanent limitations or restrictions that prevent the employee from returning to the position the employee held before the employee's injury or occupational disease 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 conforming amendments.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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