Bill Summary for S 407 (2017-2018)
Jun 28 2017
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AN ACT TO ENACT THE EMPLOYEE FAIR CLASSIFICATION ACT, TO REQUIRE THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION TO IMPLEMENT RULES RELATED TO OPIOIDS AND PAIN MANAGEMENT, TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION STUDY CAUSES OF INJURY AND RECOMMEND WAYS TO PREVENT INJURIES, AND TO DELAY THE EFFECTIVE DATE FOR A REQUIREMENT THAT EMPLOYERS RESPOND TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS IN TEN DAYS.Intro. by Wells.
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House amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Changes the act's long title.
Deletes the proposed changes to GS 97-12, amending the 10% reduction in workers' compensation for injuries caused by willful breach of employer-adopted rules and regulations to apply that reduction to reasonable rules and reasonable regulations, and eliminating the current requirement that the rules and regulations be approved by the Industrial Commission. Makes conforming changes.