Legislature(2005 - 2006)

2006-02-14 Senate Journal

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2006-02-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 2170
SB 295                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 295 BY SENATOR GUESS, entitled:                                                     
          "An Act relating to workers' compensation; changing                                       
          the description of the fairness standard for monitoring                                   
          workers' compensation rates; requiring disclosure on                                      
          workers' compensation billing statements of the                                           
          insurers' overhead amounts used to calculate                                              
          adjustments to workers' compensation prospective                                          
          loss cost; requiring disclosure of the premium                                            

2006-02-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 2171
          charged a business for overhead expenses;                                                 
          prohibiting settling of workers' compensation claims                                      
          when an employer asserts a claim of fraud against an                                      
          employee until the issue of whether a fraud occurred                                      
          is resolved; and including workers' compensation                                          
          within the public advocacy monitoring                                                     
          responsibilities of the Department of Law."                                               
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce and                                  
Judiciary Committees.