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Bill Detail: SB21-285

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Title Coverage Levels For Occupational Accident Insurance
Status Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely (06/02/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Insurance
House Sponsors K. Van Winkle (R)
K. Mullica (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Smallwood (R)
R. Rodriguez (D)
House Committee
Senate Committee Business, Labor and Technology
Date Introduced 05/21/2021

Under current law, common carriers and contract carriers may use
independent contractors for transportation services. The contract must
provide for coverage under either workers' compensation or an
occupational accident insurance policy that provides similar coverage
to that available under workers' compensation. Similar coverage must

meet or exceed standards set by the division of insurance and is defined
to require benefits that are at least comparable to the benefits offered
under the workers' compensation system. The bill amends the definition
of similar coverage by repealing this comparable benefits

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