SB 20-216

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jun 02, 2020
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Workers' Compensation For COVID-19

Abstract

The bill provides that, for purposes of the "Workers' Compensation Act of Colorado", if an essential worker who works outside of the home contracts COVID-19, the contraction is: Presumed to have arisen out of and in the course of employment; and A compensable accident, injury, or occupational disease. An essential worker is considered to have contracted COVID-19 if the worker tests positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, is diagnosed with COVID-19 by a licensed physician, or has COVID-19 listed as the cause of death on the worker's death certificate. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

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Jun 10, 2020

Senate

Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely

Appropriations

Jun 08, 2020

Senate

Senate Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Finance

Jun 02, 2020

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance

  • Introduction
Finance

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced (06/02/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (06/10/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (06/05/2020) PDF

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