CSHB 41(L&C): "An Act relating to impairment rating guides used in evaluation of certain workers' compensation claims."
00CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 41(L&C) 01 "An Act relating to impairment rating guides used in evaluation of certain 02 workers' compensation claims." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 23.30.190 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 05 (d) When a new edition of the American Medical Association Guides 06 described in (b) of this section is published, the board shall, not later than 90 days 07 after the last day of the month in which the new edition is published, hold an open 08 meeting under AS 44.62.310 to select the date on which the new edition will be used 09 to make all determinations required under (b) of this section. The date selected by the 10 board for using the new edition may not be later than 90 days after the last day of the 11 month in which the new edition is published. After the meeting, the board shall issue 12 a public notice announcing the date selected. The requirements of AS 44.62.010 - 13 44.62.300 do not apply to the selection or announcement of the date under this 14 subsection.