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2014 House Bill 5486: Reorganize workers comp self-insurance trust fund

Public Act 235 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Harvey Santana (D) on April 29, 2014 To establish that rights to an insolvent employer’s records currently vested in a state workers compensation “self-insurers' security fund” would be the same under the replacement entity proposed by House Bills 5478 and 5479 for covering worker's compensation insurance benefits owed by an insolvent self-insured employer.   Official Text and Analysis.
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.
Passed 109 to 1 in the House on May 27, 2014 To establish that rights to an insolvent employer’s records currently vested in a state workers compensation “self-insurers' security fund” would be the same under the replacement entity proposed by House Bills 5478 and 5479 for covering worker's compensation insurance benefits owed by an insolvent self-insured employer. 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.
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.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on June 12, 2014 (same description)
To establish that rights to an insolvent employer’s records currently vested in a state workers compensation “self-insurers' security fund” would be the same under the replacement entity proposed by House Bills 5478 and 5479 for covering worker's compensation insurance benefits owed by an insolvent self-insured employer. 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.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 21, 2014

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