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Alaska Legislature:
See the BASIS page for HB 38
Journal Details:
Jrn-DatePageAction
01/18/170038(H)PREFILE RELEASED 1/13/17
01/18/170038(H)READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
01/18/170038(H)L&C, FIN
01/18/170038(H)REFERRED TO LABOR & COMMERCE
HB 38 - WORKERS' COMPENSATION: DEATH BENEFITS
What it Says:
"An Act relating to the calculation and payment of workers' compensation benefits in the case of permanent partial impairment; relating to the calculation and payment of workers' compensation death benefits payable to a child of an employee where there is no surviving spouse; relating to the calculation and payment of workers' compensation death benefits for an employee without a surviving spouse or child; relating to notice of workers' compensation death benefits; and providing for an effective date."
What it Does:
HB 38 raises the factor by which Workers Compensation disability benefit is calculated, directs employers to provide benefit information to survivors in the case of job-related death, and aligns a lump sum death benefit to reflect the unadjusted maximum disability benefit.
PAC Position:
  • SUPPORT
 (01/17/2017)
Talking Points:
BILL: HB 38 SHORT TITLE: WORKERS' COMPENSATION: DEATH BENEFITS
BILL VERSION:
CURRENT STATUS: (H) L&C STATUS DATE: 01/18/17
                             THEN FIN
SPONSOR(S): REPRESENTATIVE(S) JOSEPHSON
COMMITTEE HEARING(S):
Intro/OfferedPassed
Version
Amended Name
PDF
Date
House
Senate
HB0038A HB 38 Full Text PDF of bill HB0038A  01/18/2017

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