House Bill 62

Last Action 01/05/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to occupational disease claims.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 262
Sponsors A. Tackett Laferty, A. Hatton, J. Blanton, T. Bojanowski, A. Bowling, M. Cantrell, R. Goforth, J. Jenkins, N. Kirk-McCormick, C. Stevenson, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 342.125 to remove the requirement that an affected employee previously diagnosed with occupational pneumoconiosis resulting from exposure to coal dust must have an additional two years of employment in the Commonwealth wherein the employee was continuously exposed to the hazards of the disease in order to reopen a claim.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - Workers' compensation, requirements to reopen an occupational disease claim
Workers' Compensation - Occupational disease, requirements to reopen a claim
Coal - Miners, requirements to reopen an occupational disease claim


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
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  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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