HB17-1119

HB17-1119 - Payment Of Workers' Compensation Benefits

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the payment of workers' compensation benefits to injured employees of uninsured employers, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

The bill creates the 'Colorado Uninsured Employer Act' to create a new mechanism for the payment of covered claims to workers who are injured while employed by employers who do not carry workers' compensation insurance. The bill creates the Colorado uninsured employer fund, which consists of penalties from employers who do not carry workers' compensation insurance.

The bill creates the uninsured employer board to establish the criteria for the payment of benefits, to set rates, to adjust claims, and to adopt rules. The board is required to adopt, by rule, a plan of operation to administer the fund and to institute procedures to collect money due to the fund.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

 

Latest update: June 5, 2017
06/05/2017 - Governor Signed
05/22/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/19/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/19/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/10/2017 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/10/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/09/2017 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
05/09/2017 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
05/05/2017 - Senate Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
05/04/2017 - Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Amended to Finance
05/01/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
05/01/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/28/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/28/2017 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
04/12/2017 - House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
03/28/2017 - House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Refer Amended to Finance
01/20/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Business Affairs and Labor