ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ALERT
Workers
05-03-2019 - 16:32:14

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Track: Workers' Compensation   Request Date: 0- 0-0000 thru 99-99-9999

HB 1431   
Dotson, Jim (R)
Hammer, Kim (R)
Amends the interpretation of state agency rulemaking authority and the legislative review process for those rules. Applies review process to the Workforce Services Dept. and the Public Service, Workers' Comp. And Pollution Control Commissions.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Filed
02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
02-13-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
02-13-19 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 7/N: 0)
02-20-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
02-20-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-20-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...H-State Agencies
02-21-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-21-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
02-25-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-25-19 H [H] 20190225/-1/16868 (14:53:10)
02-25-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 89/N: 0)
02-25-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
03-07-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-07-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended ...S-State Agencies
03-07-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-11-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-11-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-12-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-12-19 S On floor for consideration
03-12-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 1)
03-12-19 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-State Agencies
03-13-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-13-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...H-State Agencies
03-14-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-14-19 H On floor for consideration
03-14-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment
03-14-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-19-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 517 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1650   
Ladyman, Jack (R)
Wallace, David (R)
Changes workers compensation laws to provide an absolute lien to an employer, carrier or self-insured entity in the recovery of benefits paid as a result of either settlement or judgment against a third party.
Position: Support
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Filed
03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-26-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-26-19 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 9/N: 8)
03-28-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor


HB 1661   
Gonzales, Justin (R)
Garner, Trent (R)
Revises various provisions for the consideration of claims against the state.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Filed
03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-13-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-13-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...H-State Agencies
03-13-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-14-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-14-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-14-19 H Re-referred to committee H-State Agencies
03-20-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-18-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 2 ...H-State Agencies
03-18-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-20-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-20-19 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-25-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-25-19 H [H] 20190325/-1/17106 (14:20:23)
03-25-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 0)
03-25-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
04-02-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-02-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
04-03-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-03-19 S On floor for consideration
04-03-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 32/N: 1)
04-04-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-08-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 785 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1850   
McCollum, Austin (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Establishes the Empower Independent Contractors Act amending the definitions of 'employee,' 'employer' and 'employment status' on the basis of the twenty factor test enumerated by the Internal Revenue Service.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 03-15-19 H Filed
03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-26-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-26-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-28-19 H [H] 20190328/-1/17152 (14:36:34)
03-28-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 82/N: 9)
04-01-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-03-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-03-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-09-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-09-19 S On floor for consideration
04-09-19 S Failed (Vote: N: 4/Y: 23)
04-09-19 S Motion to expunge vote carried
04-09-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 24/N: 4)
04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-16-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1055 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1955   
Ladyman, Jack (R)
Wallace, David (R)
Amends worker's compensation law relating to third-party liability, subrogation, and the filing of claims.
Position: Support
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Filed
03-27-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-02-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-02-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 Welfare and Labor ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-02-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-02-19 H Committee motion for D.P. as amended carried (Vote: Y: 11/N: 7)
04-03-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-05-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-05-19 H [H] 20190405/-1/17246 (10:49:20)
04-05-19 H Motion for immediate consideration failed
04-05-19 H Failed (Vote: N: 52/Y: 35)
04-05-19 H Clincher adopted
04-24-19 H Died on the House calendar


SB 42   
Joint Budget Appropriates funds to the Workers' Compensation Commission for fiscal 2019-20 operations.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-03-19 S Filed
01-14-19 S Introduced and referred to Joint Budget
01-29-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass Joint Budget
01-30-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-30-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
01-30-19 S Emergency clause adopted
01-30-19 H Received in the House - Referred to calendar
01-31-19 H Placed on the House calendar
01-31-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-31-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)
01-31-19 S Emergency clause adopted
01-31-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
02-04-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 54 )
07-01-19 G Effective date


SB 673   
Rapert, Jason (R) Creates the Universal Workers' Compensation Act, authorizing employers to provide coverage to employees under the provisions of this chapter in lieu of workers' compensation, health, disability, accident and life insurance under any other state law.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Filed
04-02-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-04-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Room 272 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-08-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-08-19 S Referred to interim committee or ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor


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