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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6656

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1604

 

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Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. STAFSTROM, 129th Dist.

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING AN EMPLOYEE'S DUTY TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF A CLAIM FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION TO HIS OR HER EMPLOYER.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 31-294c of the general statutes be amended to require that an employee send a written copy of the notice of claim for workers' compensation to the human resources department of the business in which he or she is employed at the principal place of such business in the state.

Statement of Purpose:

To streamline the filing of workers' compensation claims by expanding the reach of public act 16-112 to include all employers.