assembly Bill A5977

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to impairment guidelines for scheduled loss of use awards

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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Jun 29, 2017 enacting clause stricken
Feb 21, 2017 referred to labor

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A5977 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4014
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง15, Work Comp L

A5977 - Summary

Relates to impairment guidelines for scheduled loss of use awards.

A5977 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5977

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to impairment
  guidelines for scheduled loss of use awards

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

  Section  1. Paragraph w of subdivision 3 of section 15 of the workers'
compensation law is relettered paragraph x and  a  new  paragraph  w  is
added to read as follows:
  W.  IMPAIRMENT  GUIDELINES  FOR SCHEDULED LOSS OF USE AWARDS.  FOR THE
PURPOSES DETERMINING LOSS OR LOSS OF  USE  OF  EARNING  CAPACITY  OF  AN
EMPLOYEE  UNDER  THIS  SUBDIVISION  THE  BOARD  SHALL  IMMEDIATELY ADOPT
IMPAIRMENT GUIDELINES FOR SCHEDULED LOSS  OF  USE  AWARDS  SUBSTANTIALLY
SIMILAR  TO THOSE DEVELOPED AND COMPLETED BY THE BOARD ON OR ABOUT JANU-
ARY EIGHTH, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09618-01-7

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