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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 971
Workers' compensation; awards and benefits; change certain provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to workers' compensation, so as to change certain provisions relating to awards and benefits of workers' compensation; to change certain provisions relating to settlement agreements between parties; to change the maximum weekly compensation benefit for total disability; to change the maximum weekly compensation benefit for temporary partial disability; to revise certain provisions relating to compensation for loss of hearing caused by harmful noise; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2012 - Effective Date
May/01/2012 - Act 688
May/01/2012 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2012 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2012 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/27/2012 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2012 - Senate Third Read
Mar/21/2012 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/21/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2012 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/27/2012 - House Third Readers
Feb/23/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/16/2012 - House Second Readers
Feb/15/2012 - House First Readers
Feb/09/2012 - House Hopper
2/27/2012 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/30/2012 - House Vote #880Yea(91)Nay(61)NV(23)
Mar/27/2012 - Senate Vote #780Yea(48)Nay(0)NV(5)
Feb/27/2012 - House Vote #548Yea(159)Nay(3)NV(6)
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