DC LEG Workers' Comp Claim Payment


On Jan. 17, DC LEG reported on workers' compensation payments bill.


  • DC LEG issued bill B25-0645, Parity in workers' comp recovery congressional review emergency amendment act of 2024, on claim compensation from another State.
  • Follows B25-0512, Parity in workers' comp recovery temporary act of 2023, #192583.
  • Bill Provisions
  • Payment of workers' compensation awards under any State should not bar a claim for compensation under the DC workers' compensation law for the same injury or death.
  • The award will be reduced by amount issued under state workers' compensation laws.
  • Applicable to claims pending as of Jun. 28, 2022, and claims filed after Jun. 28, 2022.
  • Legislative History
  • On Jan. 8, 2024, bill was introduced in Council; on Jan. 9, 2024, bill was enrolled.
  • On Jan. 17, 2024, bill was transmitted to the Mayor; response due Jan. 31, 2024.
  • Effectiveness
  • B25-0645 provisions on workers' comp will become effective as of Jan. 24, 2024.
  • Feb. 2024 DC LEG Register Publication
  • On Feb. 2, 2024, DC LEG published bill B25-0645 as Act A25-0376, expires Apr. 24.

Regulators DC LEG
Entity Types CNSM; Corp; Ins
Reference Act A25-0376, DC SR Vol. 71 No. 5 p. 1215, 2/2/2024; Bill B25-0645, 1/17/2024;
Functions Claims/Accelerated Benefits; Compliance; Financial; HR; Legal; Operations
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Accident; Corporate; Disability; Insurance
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 1/17/2024
Effective Date 4/24/2024
Rule Id 198291
Linked to Rule :192583
Reg. Last Update 2/2/2024
Report Section US Consumer

Last substantive update on 02/06/2024