HB 4630

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 102nd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Workers Comp-Presumption


Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that the rebuttable presumption concerning specified conditions or impairments of health of an employee employed as a firefighter, emergency medical technician, emergency medical technician-intermediate, advanced emergency medical technician, or paramedic is intended to shift the burden of proof to the employing entity and any party attacking the presumption must establish by clear and convincing evidence an independent and non-work related cause for the condition or disability and prove that no aspect of the employment contributed to the condition. Provides that the rebuttable presumption relating to hearing loss cannot be overcome with evidence allegedly showing that the injured employee did not meet specified exposure thresholds.

Bill Sponsors (3)


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Mar 24, 2022


Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

Mar 23, 2022


Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez

Feb 18, 2022


Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Feb 09, 2022


Assigned to Labor & Commerce Committee

Jan 21, 2022


Referred to Rules Committee


First Reading

Jan 19, 2022


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman

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