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Amendment

 

February Session, 2006

LCO No. 5278

   
 

*SB0002505278HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. NOUJAIM, 74th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 25

File No. 25

Cal. No. 481

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 31-303 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2006):

Payments agreed to under a voluntary agreement shall commence on or before the twentieth day from the date of agreement. Payments due under an award shall commence on or before the twentieth day from the date of such award. Payments due from the Second Injury Fund shall be payable on or before the twentieth business day after receipt of a fully executed agreement. Any employer who fails to pay within the prescribed time limitations of this section shall pay a penalty for each late payment, in the amount of [twenty] ten per cent of such payment, in addition to any other interest or penalty imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. "