Monday, February 25, 2013

Testimony for February 25, 2013

HB 634 - Relating to Labor - Establishes job security requirements upon the divestiture of a covered establishment if the covered establishment employs 100 or more persons.

HB 437 HD1 - Relating to Workers' Compensation - Requires, among other things, independent medical examinations and permanent impairment rating examinations for workers' compensation claims to be performed by physicians mutually agreed upon by employers and employees or appointed by the Director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Allows for the use of an out-of-state physician under certain conditions. Appropriates unspecified funds. Effective January 1, 2113. Repealed on June 30, 2018.