Georgia House of Representatives
HB1291 - Workers' compensation; amend provisions

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Lane, Robert Kinnamon, Gregory H Lewis, Walter Jeffrey
Martin, Jim Mann, Harold M Howard, Henry L
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F/R: 01/12/96 L/A: 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
Titles Amended: 34
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First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Chapter 9 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to workers' compensation, so as to provide refinements in the definition of "injury" and "personal injury"; to define the term "independent contractor"; to provide a mechanism for members of limited liability companies to opt out of coverage; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
              1/12/96  Read 1st Time         2/8/96         
              1/22/96  Read 2nd Time         2/14/96        
              1/26/96  Favorably Reported    2/13/96        
              Sub      Committee Amend/Sub   Sub            
              2/7/96   Read 3rd Time         2/28/96        
              2/7/96   Passed/Adopted        2/28/96        
              CSFA     Comm/Floor Amend/Sub  CSFA           
              3/7/96   Amend/Sub Agreed To                  
              4/4/96   Sent to Governor                     
              4/15/96  Signed by Governor                   
              1013     Act/Veto Number                      
              7/1/96   Effective Date                       

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 34-9-1, 34-9-2, 34-9-2.1, 34-9-17, 34-9-18, 34-9-19, 34-9-40, 34-9-226, 34-9-261, 34-9-263, 34-9-265, 34-9-290, 34-9-367

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