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Bill Detail: SB20-216

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Title Workers' Compensation For COVID-19
Status Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely (06/10/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Labor & Employment
House Sponsors K. Mullica (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Rodriguez (D)
House Committee
Senate Committee Finance
Date Introduced 06/02/2020
Description

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.

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