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2001-2002 Regular Session - HB 497
Workers' compensation; amend provisions; increase benefits
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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 change the rate of interest payable on final awards entered by the board; to provide for the award of reasonable litigation expenses under certain conditions; to allow an injured employee the right to an independent medical examination within 120 days of receipt of income benefits, rather than the current 60 days; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2001 - Effective Date
Mar/21/2001 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/19/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/19/2001 - Senate Third Read
Mar/13/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/12/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/02/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/01/2001 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/01/2001 - House Third Readers
Feb/22/2001 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/13/2001 - House Second Readers
Feb/12/2001 - House First Readers
Feb/09/2001 - House Hopper
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