2013 Risk Management
Bill # Short TitleSponsorsBill SummaryMost Recent StatusCalendar NotificationNews Links
HB13-1025Deductible Workers' Compensation Insurance SWALM / JAHN Current workers' compensation law allows employers a deductible of up to $5,000 in a workers' compensation policy. This bill increases the amount of the authorized deductible up to the amount of the workers' compensation insurance rate split point approved by the commissioner of insurance. 04/26/2013 Governor Action - Signed
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HB13-1054Lessen Unempl Ins Benefit Reduction Retirement MELTON / TOCHTROP Under current law, if an unemployment claimant withdraws any amount from a retirement plan contributed to by an employer, the amount of the claimant's full balance in the plan is used to determine the length of time the claimant will not be eligible to receive unemployment insurance benefits, delaying benefits for individuals otherwise entitled to benefits because of job separation. The bill clarifies that only the amount withdrawn from the retirement plan by the claimant, and not the total balance in the plan, is considered in determining the length of time the claimant is not eligible to receive benefits. 04/04/2013 Governor Action - Signed
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SB13-147Workers' Compensation Liability Statutory Employer JAHN / GARDNER The bill clarifies that an employer is not liable as a statutory employer when a lessee, sublessee, contractor, or subcontractor, or their employee, is injured while not on the employer's premises. 06/05/2013 Governor Action - Signed
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