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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1240
Workers' compensation; certain requirements; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to workers´ compensation, so as to provide that the employer must provide notice to the employee within 60 days of the employee´s release to return to work with restrictions or limitations; to provide that an employee must submit charges within one year of the date of incurring mileage expenses or the right to collect such charges shall be deemed to be waived; to increase the maximum death benefit to $150,000.00 for the surviving spouse who is the sole dependent at the time of the employee´s death; to require that physicians treating workers´ compensation claimants comply with provisions against self-referral; to make a conforming amendment to Chapter 1B of Title 43 of the O.C.G.A., relating to patient self-referral; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2006 - Effective Date
May/01/2006 - Act 696
May/01/2006 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/06/2006 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/24/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/24/2006 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/20/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/15/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2006 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/14/2006 - House Third Readers
Feb/09/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/03/2006 - House Second Readers
Feb/02/2006 - House First Readers
Feb/02/2006 - House Hopper
Mar/24/2006 - Senate Vote #981Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(3)
Feb/14/2006 - House Vote #628Yea(153)Nay(0)NV(20)
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