DIVISION OF ATTY'S FEES IN WORKERS' COMP (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 168 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 27, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT GRANTING THE NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMISSION JURISDICTION TO DECIDE DISPUTES BETWEEN AN EMPLOYEE'S PAST AND CURRENT ATTORNEYS REGARDING THE DIVISION OF A FEE AS APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION.
Intro. by Murry.

Status: Ch. SL 2013-278 (House Action) (Jul 18 2013)

SOG comments (2):

Identical bill

Identical to S 240, filed 3/7/13.

Long title change

The House committee substitute to the 1st edition amends the act's title. The original long title was: A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL BOARD TO DEVELOP RULES GOVERNING REQUESTS FOR AND RELEASE OF PATHOLOGICAL MATERIALS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION ON PATHOLOGICAL MATERIALS.

Bill History:

H 168/S.L. 2013-278

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 22 2013 - More information

    AN ACT GRANTING THE NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION JURISDICTION TO DECIDE DISPUTES BETWEEN AN EMPLOYEE'S PAST AND CURRENT ATTORNEYS REGARDING THE DIVISION OF A FEE AS APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.


  • Summary date: Jul 3 2013 - More information

    Senate amendment #2 makes the following change to the 3rd edition.

    Provides that this act, which is effective when it becomes law, applies to fee disputes for which no action to adjudicate has been filed in superior court prior to that date.


  • Summary date: Jul 2 2013 - More information

    Senate amendment makes the following change to the 3rd edition. Provides that the act applies to all fee disputes under the section as to which no action to adjudicate the dispute has been filed in superior court before the effective date of the act (was, applies to disputes that arise on or after the effective date of the act).


  • Summary date: May 13 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with the following. Amends GS 97-90(f) to require the Industrial Commission to hear and determine disputes between an employee's current and past attorney regarding the division of a fee as approved under the statute (legal and medical fees to be approved by Commission; misdemeanor to receive fees unapproved by Commission, or to solicit employment in adjusting claims; agreement for fee or compensation). Provides for the right of appeal for an attorney who is party to an action under the new subsection.


  • Summary date: Feb 27 2013 - More information

    As title indicates.


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