SB 948 Allows certain payments to be continued to be paid on an ongoing basis out of the Second Injury Fund
Sponsor: Wallingford
LR Number: 6243S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Small Business, Insurance and Industry
Last Action: 4/1/2014 - Voted Do Pass S Small Business, Insurance and Industry Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2014

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Current Bill Summary

SB 948 - This act allows the Division of Workers' Compensation to continue to pay, on an ongoing basis, Second Injury Fund liabilities for physical rehabilitation payments; medical expenses for injuries to employees of uninsured employers occurring prior to January 1, 2014; and wage loss benefits for wages lost from secondary employment for injuries occurring prior to January 1, 2014, without regard to the priority of other fund liability payments.

This act is similar to SCS/HB 1468 (2014), and HB 2136 (2014).