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2014 House Bill 5484: Reorganize workers comp self-insurance trust fund

Public Act 233 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Harvey Santana (D) on April 29, 2014, to establish that the duty of the Attorney General to give legal advice to an existing state “self-insurers' security fund” for covering worker's compensation insurance benefits would be the same under the replacement entity proposed in House Bills 5478 and 5479.
    • Referred to the House Commerce Committee on April 29, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on May 14, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 109 to 1 in the House on May 27, 2014, to establish that the duty of the Attorney General to give legal advice to an existing state “self-insurers' security fund” for covering worker's compensation insurance benefits would be the same under the replacement entity proposed in House Bills 5478 and 5479. This is part of a legislative package intended to provide several hundred former Delphi Corporation employees with workers' compensation benefits that reportedly have not been available since 2009 due to the company's bankruptcy.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on May 28, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on May 28, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on June 11, 2014, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on June 12, 2014, to establish that the duty of the Attorney General to give legal advice to an existing state “self-insurers' security fund” for covering worker's compensation insurance benefits would be the same under the replacement entity proposed in House Bills 5478 and 5479. This is part of a legislative package intended to provide several hundred former Delphi Corporation employees with workers' compensation benefits that reportedly have not been available since 2009 due to the company's bankruptcy.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Moved to reconsider by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on June 12, 2014, the vote by which the following bill was passed. The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 12, 2014.
  6. Received in the Senate on June 12, 2014.
  7. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on June 12, 2014, to establish that the duty of the Attorney General to give legal advice to an existing state “self-insurers' security fund” for covering worker's compensation insurance benefits would be the same under the replacement entity proposed in House Bills 5478 and 5479. This is part of a legislative package intended to provide several hundred former Delphi Corporation employees with workers' compensation benefits that reportedly have not been available since 2009 due to the company's bankruptcy.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  8. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 21, 2014.

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