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BCF3A2646F0E196087258823005DDB73 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 13, 2022      
Location HCR 0112

HB22-1347 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

11:05:14 AM  
Representative Dougherty,
bill sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1347, concerning workers' compensation,
and, in connection therewith, increasing funeral benefits, allowing for
advance mileage expense payments, addressing the payment of scheduled ratings,
and requiring reporting of certain active medical treatments.  She
further discussed the stakeholder process.
11:08:07 AM  
Amy Brewer, representing
the Workers' Compensation Education Association, testified in support of
the bill. She discussed injured workers, funeral and burial expenses, travel
reimbursement, and data collection.

Committee members asked the witness questions about the funeral and burial
reimbursement amount and the relationship to average weekly wage.
11:15:32 AM  
The bill sponsor
made closing remarks.

11:17:28 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1347 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Excused
Mullica Excused
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Excused
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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