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SB 1159

  • California Senate Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Feb 20, 2020
  • Senate
  • Assembly
  • Governor

Workers' compensation: COVID-19: critical workers.

Abstract

Existing law establishes a workers' compensation system, administered by the Administrative Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation, to compensate an employee for injuries sustained in the course of employment. Existing law creates a disputable presumption that specified injuries sustained in the course of employment of a specified member of law enforcement or a specified first responder arose out of and in the course of the employment. This bill would, until an unspecified date, define "injury" for a critical worker, as described, to include illness or death that results from exposure to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) under specified circumstances. The bill would create a disputable presumption, as specified, that an injury that develops or manifests itself while a critical worker is employed arose out of and in the course of the employment.

Bill Sponsors (2)

Jerry Hill

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 13
Author

Tom Daly

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 69
Principal Coauthor

Votes


Actions


May 26, 2020

Senate

Set for hearing June 1.

May 18, 2020

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 3. Noes 1.) (May 14). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

May 11, 2020

Senate

Re-referred to Com. on L., P.E. & R.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on L., P.E. & R.

May 08, 2020

Senate

Set for hearing May 14 in L., P.E. & R. pending receipt.

Apr 22, 2020

Senate

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
Com. on RLS.

Apr 01, 2020

Senate

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
Com. on RLS.

Mar 05, 2020

Senate

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS.

Feb 21, 2020

Senate

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 22.

Feb 20, 2020

Senate

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
SB1159 HTML
02/20/20 - Introduced PDF
04/01/20 - Amended Senate PDF
04/22/20 - Amended Senate PDF

Related Documents

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