Tuesday, March 29, 2005

HB 158: Occupational Disease Extension for Hepatitis C

H.B. 171, P.N. 239 (GOODMAN). This would amend the Workers’ Compensation Act 338 of 1915, P.L. 736.
The definition of an employee eligible for occupational disease workers compensation benefits would be expanded to include employees who get hepatitis C who are state and country probation and parole officers and Environmental Protection Department employees who are exposed to hepatitis C in their field environment.


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