HB 1485-1_ Filed 02/15/2011, 14:23
Adopted 2/17/2011


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COMMITTEE REPORT


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MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Committee on       Employment, Labor and Pensions     , to which was referred       House Bill 1485     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning labor and safety.
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:

SOURCE: ; (11)AM148508.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) As used in this SECTION, "committee" means the interim study committee on medical reimbursement for worker's compensation established by subsection (c).
    (b) As used in this SECTION, "medical services facility" means a hospital, clinic, surgery center, nursing home, rehabilitation center, or other health care facility that provides medical services, treatment, or supplies under IC 22-3-2 through IC 22-3-6.

    (c) There is established the interim study committee on medical reimbursement for worker's compensation. The committee shall study the:
        (1) pecuniary liability of an employer to employees under worker's compensation law for medical services, treatment, or supplies furnished by a medical services facility;
        (2) collection of payment of a charge for medical services or products covered under the worker's compensation law for an employee or the employee's estate or family members; and
        (3) payment of a filing fee by employers to the worker's compensation board for proof of compliance with the requirement to hold worker's compensation insurance.
    (d) The committee shall operate under the policies governing study committees adopted by the legislative council.
    (e) The affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members appointed to the committee are required for the committee to take action on any measure, including final reports.
    (f) This SECTION expires December 31, 2011.

    (Reference is to HB 1485 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Gutwein


AM148508/DI 96    2011