Mississippi Legislature
2003 Regular Session

House Bill 1305

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Description: Mississippi Workers' Compensation Self-Insurer Guaranty Association Law; revise.

Bill Text: [Introduced] [Passed House] [Sent to Governor]

History of Actions:

1 01/20 (H) Referred To Insurance
2 01/29 (H) Title Suff Do Pass
3 02/05 (H) Amended
4 02/05 (H) Passed As Amended
5 02/07 (H) Transmitted To Senate
6 02/11 (S) Referred To Insurance
7 02/27 (S) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
8 03/05 (S) Amended
9 03/05 (S) Passed As Amended
10 03/06 (S) Returned For Concurrence
11 03/18 (H) Decline to Concur/Invite Conf
12 03/26 (H) Conferees Named Stevens,Moore (60th),Formby
13 03/27 (S) Conferees Named Kirby,Hewes,White
14 03/28 (H) Conference Report Filed
15 03/28 (S) Conference Report Filed
16 03/31 (H) Recommitted For Further Conf
17 03/31 (S) Recommitted For Further Conf
18 03/31 (H) Conference Report Filed
19 03/31 (S) Conference Report Filed
20 03/31 (H) Conference Report Adopted
21 04/01 (S) Conference Report Adopted
22 04/04 (S) Enrolled Bill Signed
23 04/04 (H) Enrolled Bill Signed
24 04/22 Approved by Governor

Amendments/Conference Report:

Adopted [H] Amendment No 1
Adopted [S] Amendment No 1

Conference Report

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2003
DispositionLaw
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredThree/Fifths
Chapter number553

House Committee:

Senate Committee:

Principal Author: Stevens

Additional Author: Montgomery (74th)

Code Sections: A 071-0003-0157, A 071-0003-0163, A 071-0003-0165, A 071-0003-0167, A 071-0003-0169, A 071-0003-0173, A 071-0003-0179, A 071-0003-0181, RP 071-0003-0171

Title: AN ACT TO REVISE THE MISSISSIPPI WORKERS' COMPENSATION SELF-INSURER GUARANTY ASSOCIATION LAW SO THAT THE EVENT THAT TRIGGERS THE OBLIGATION OF THE ASSOCIATION IS THE DEFAULT OF THE SELF-INSURER RATHER THAN THE DETERMINATION OF THE INSOLVENCY OF THE SELF-INSURER; TO AMEND SECTION 71-3-157, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 71-3-165, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REMOVE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR PROVIDING NOTICE OF CLAIMS; TO AMEND SECTION 71-3-167, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE THE DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION CONCERNING THE DETERMINATION OF DEFAULT OF MEMBER SELF-INSURERS; TO AMEND SECTION 71-3-169, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ASSOCIATION MAY RECOVER FROM THE SELF-INSURER IN DEFAULT ALL AMOUNTS PAID BY THE ASSOCIATION ON ACCOUNT OF COVERED CLAIMS OF EMPLOYEES OF THE SELF-INSURER; TO AMEND SECTION 71-3-179, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR ANY MEMBER SELF-INSURER, THE ASSOCIATION, ITS AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES, THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND THE COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 71-3-181, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION MAY ORDER A STAY OF PROCEEDINGS IN WHICH THE SELF-INSURER IN DEFAULT IS A PARTY FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED SIX MONTHS TO PERMIT PROPER DEFENSE BY THE ASSOCIATION OF ALL COVERED CLAIMS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 71-3-163 AND 71-3-173, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY THERETO; TO REPEAL SECTION 71-3-171, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDES RECOVERY UNDER ANOTHER INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 04/22/03 at 16:59.

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