2019 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Vogel
Add Cancers to Workers' Compensation Act List of Occupational Diseases

Item 474 #19s

Item 474 #19s

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2019 $0 FY2020 $100,000 GF

Page 486, line 12, strike "$239,537,205" and insert "$239,637,205".

Page 498, after line 43, insert:

"AE. Included in the appropriation for this Item is $100,000 the second year from the general fund to cover the estimated costs to the Line of Duty Act program associated with adding certain types of cancers to the list of occupational diseases under the Workers' Compensation Act, for which there is a presumption of compensability, pursuant to, and contingent upon passage of Senate Bill 1528 of the 2019 General Assembly Session."


(This amendment provides funding of $100,000 from the general fund in the second year to cover the estimated increase in costs to the Line of Duty Act program resulting from adding additional diseases to the list of diseases in the Workers' Compensation Act for which there is a presumption of compensability.)