HB17-1229

HB17-1229 - Workers' Compensation For Mental Impairment

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning a clarification of when a worker may be compensated for a claim of mental impairment for a psychologically traumatic event under workers' compensation.

The bill adds the definitions 'psychologically traumatic event' and 'serious bodily injury' to the workers' compensation statutes for the purposes of clarifying a worker's right to compensation for any claim of mental impairment.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

 

Latest update: June 5, 2017
06/05/2017 - Governor Signed
05/02/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/01/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/01/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/19/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/18/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/12/2017 - Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/29/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology
03/27/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/24/2017 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/21/2017 - House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/06/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services