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2011 House Bill 1964: Simplifying and adding certainty to the calculation of workers' compensation benefits
Introduced by Rep. Cary Condotta (East Wenatchee) (R) on February 15, 2011
Modifies the calculation of workers’ compensation benefits for injured and deceased workers based on the actual amount of time the worker was employed by the employer. This act reduces benefits to one hundred percent of a deceased worker’s wages for sustained injury, manifestation of occupational disease, or job-related death. This act also limits payments for permanent total disability from any job-related injury. This act takes effect July 1, 2011.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Labor & Workforce Development Committee on February 15, 2011