H.B. No. 0101

Workers' compensation appeals.


Sponsored By:        Representative(s) Zwonitzer, Dn., Gingery and Stubson and Senator(s) Nutting and Scott


AN ACT relating to workers' compensation; providing for review of district court judgments by petition for writ of review to the supreme court; specifying applicability; and providing for an effective date.


1/7/2013    Bill Number Assigned

1/9/2013    H Received for Introduction

1/11/2013   H Introduced and Referred to H01

1/15/2013   H01 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Baker, Gingery, Halverson, Kroeker and Krone

Nays:  Representative(s) Connolly, Miller, Walters and Watt

Ayes 5    Nays 4    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/15/2013   H Placed on General File



Page 1-line 2           After "judgments" insert "affirming hearing examiners' decisions".

Page 2-line 9           After "court" insert "affirming a hearing examiner's decision".

Page 2-line 13          Delete "cases involving".

Page 2-line 14          Delete the line through "occurring" insert "claims filed".  GINGERY, CHAIRMAN


1/16/2013   H Failed CoW; Indef Postponed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Coleman, Eklund, Filer, Gingery, Greear, Halverson, Harvey, Hunt, Hutchings, Kroeker, Krone, Lockhart, Loucks, Madden, McKim, Patton, Reeder, Semlek, Stubson, Teeters, Wilson, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Nays:  Representative(s) Baker, Barlow, Blake, Blevins, Blikre, Brown, Byrd, Campbell, Cannady, Connolly, Davison, Esquibel, K., Freeman, Gay, Goggles, Greene, Jaggi, Kasperik, Kirkbride, Larsen, Lubnau, Miller, Moniz, Nicholas, B., Northrup, Paxton, Petroff, Piiparinen, Sommers, Throne, Wallis, Walters, Watt and Winters

Excused:  Representative(s) Berger, Burkhart and Harshman

Ayes 23    Nays 34    Excused 3    Absent 0    Conflicts 0