senate Bill S2138

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to eliminating the requirement that copies of the report of independent medical examination must be submitted to all parties in the same manner

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 01, 2011 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 09, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2011 1st report cal.438
Jan 18, 2011 referred to labor

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S2138 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §137, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3382

S2138 - Summary

Relates to eliminating the requirement that copies of the report of independent medical examination must be submitted to all parties in the same manner.

S2138 - Sponsor Memo

S2138 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2138

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  eliminat-
  ing  the  requirement that copies of the report of independent medical
  examination must be submitted to all parties in the same manner

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 137 of the work-
ers' compensation law, as added by chapter 473 of the laws of  2000,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) (I) A copy of each report of independent medical examination shall
be  submitted by the practitioner on the same day and in the same manner
to [the board,] the insurance carrier, the claimant's  attending  physi-
cian  or other attending practitioner, the claimant's representative and
the claimant.
  (II) A COPY OF THE REPORT OF INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION SHALL  BE
SUBMITTED  TO THE BOARD IN THE MANNER OR MANNERS PRESCRIBED BY THE CHAIR
ON THE SAME DAY THAT IT IS  SUBMITTED  TO  THE  INSURANCE  CARRIER,  THE
CLAIMANT'S  ATTENDING  PHYSICIAN  OR  OTHER  ATTENDING PRACTITIONER, THE
CLAIMANT'S REPRESENTATIVE AND THE CLAIMANT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06811-01-1

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