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2016 Regular Session



Workers' Compensation - Heart Disease and Hypertension Presumption - State Correctional Officers

Sponsored by:

Delegate Buckel


In the House - Hearing 1/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Extending the presumption of compensability under the workers' compensation law to include, under specified conditions, State correctional officers who suffer from heart disease or hypertension resulting in partial or total disability or death; requiring current State correctional officers to submit specified medical information to the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services; allowing benefits under the Act to be added to retirement benefits subject to a specified limitation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Buckel
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0563 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Workers' Compensation
Narrow Subject(s):Correctional Officers
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Health -see also- Mental Health
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Retirement Systems -see also- Mandatory Retirement
Workers' Compensation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment
(9-503, 9-628)

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October 24, 2017 4:56 P.M.