HB 34: "An Act relating to the amount of workers' compensation benefits in the case of permanent partial impairment."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 34 01 "An Act relating to the amount of workers' compensation benefits in the case of 02 permanent partial impairment." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 23.30.190(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) In case of impairment partial in character but permanent in quality, and not 06 resulting in permanent total disability, the compensation is $252,420 [$177,000] 07 multiplied by the employee's percentage of permanent impairment of the whole 08 person. The percentage of permanent impairment of the whole person is the 09 percentage of impairment to the particular body part, system, or function converted to 10 the percentage of impairment to the whole person as provided under (b) of this section. 11 The compensation is payable in a single lump sum, except as otherwise provided in 12 AS 23.30.041, but the compensation may not be discounted for any present value 13 considerations.