HB 2915

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Apr 07, 2021
  • Passed House Apr 05, 2021
  • Senate
  • Governor

Relating to workers' compensation for occupational diseases that certain workers suffer; declaring an emergency.

Abstract

Requires city that provides disability or retirement system for firefighters and police officers] by ordinance or charter that is not subject to workers' compensation law to apply provisions requiring presumption that condition or impairment of health is occupational disease that results from employment if firefighter took physical examination upon gaining or during employment that failed to reveal evidence of occupational disease that existed before employment. Requires that city's denial of claim for compensation for occupational disease must be on basis of clear and convincing medical evidence that condition or impairment of health is unrelated to employment. Establishes that time limitations for filing claim are one year from date claimant first discovered or should have discovered occupational disease, one year from date claimant becomes disabled or is informed by physician that claimant is suffering from occupational disease or one year from date that worker's beneficiary first discovered or reasonably should have discovered that cause of worker's death was occupational disease. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Bill Sponsors (15)

Votes


Actions


Apr 07, 2021

Senate

First reading. Referred to President's desk.

Apr 05, 2021

House

Third reading. Carried by Grayber. Passed.

Apr 02, 2021

House

Rules suspended. Carried over to April 5, 2021 Calendar.

Apr 01, 2021

House

Carried over to April 1, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Mar 31, 2021

House

Carried over to March 31, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Mar 29, 2021

House

Carried over to March 30, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Mar 24, 2021

House

Carried over to March 29, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Mar 22, 2021

House

Carried over to March 24, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Mar 17, 2021

House

Carried over to March 22, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Mar 15, 2021

House

Second reading.

Mar 11, 2021

House

Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.

Mar 08, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Feb 08, 2021

House

Public Hearing held.

Jan 20, 2021

House

Referred to Business and Labor.

Jan 11, 2021

House

First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
A-Engrossed PDF
House Amendments to Introduced PDF
Introduced PDF
HBL Amendment -4 PDF

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