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Workers' Compensation

    April 23, 2019

    HB269, as amended WORKERS' COMPENSATION-NO INSURANCE PROCESS (Neutral)

    Last Action: Referred to Assignments (April 12, 2019)

    Primary Sponsor: Representative Jay Hoffman (D-Belleville)/Senator Linda Holmes (D-Aurora)

    Summary: Allows a Commissioner, rather than the Commission, to issue an emergency work-stop order prior to a hearing. Requires the Commission to issue a notice of emergency work-stop hearing when and emergency work-stop order has been issued. Employers with 2 or more violations are prohibited from self-insuring for a period of one year. Moneys in the Self-Insurers Security Fund and in the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund may be expended for salaries and benefits of the Self-Insurers Advisory Board employees and the operating costs of the Board.