Workers' Compensation

House Bill Number: 
2

House Bill 2 cuts short the amount of time certain workers can receive workers comp benefits for permanent partial disabilities. The bill targets disabled coal miners, among others.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Rep. Adam Koenig

HB 2 was approved 15-7-1 by the House Economic Development and Workforce Investment Committee on February 15, and by the full house, 55-39, on February 21. See how House members voted.

An amended HB 2 was passed by the Senate, 23-14, on March 22. The House concurred with the Senate changes by a 55-39 votes on March 27.

KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Opposes