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House Bill 1070

House Bill 1070

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF HB1070 (Updated January 29, 2002 5:26 PM - DI 84)

Average weekly wage for worker's compensation. Provides that when an employee who has sustained a compensable injury or occupational disease returns to work and suffers a later period of disability due to that injury or disease after July 1, 2002, the average weekly wage for the period of disability is determined based on the average weekly wage at the time of the disability subject to the maximum average weekly wage in effect as of the last day worked. Provides for a credit for an assessment made to the second injury fund to an employer who has made payment to an employee injured before January 1, 2003, and who had a later period of disability entitling the employee to an increase in the average weekly wage.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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