SB 1241 Modifies workers' compensation payments to dependents
Sponsor: Nodler
LR Number: 5366S.02I Fiscal Note: 5366-02
Committee: Small Business, Insurance & Industrial Relations
Last Action: 3/4/2008 - Hearing Conducted S Small Business, Insurance & Industrial Relations Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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Current Bill Summary

SB 1241 - All rights to unaccrued compensation for permanent total disability shall cease upon the death of the injured employee. Unpaid unaccrued compensation for permanent partial disability will continue to be paid to dependents.

After January 1, 2009, only veterans with documented injuries that occurred while serving in the United States military shall be eligible to receive benefits from the second injury fund.

This act contains an emergency clause.

This act is similar to SB 606 (2007) and SB 901 (2008).