Meeting to consider Senate Bill 479 and House Bill 1840

Senate Labor and Industry Committee

Monday, October 1, 2018


Senate Rules Room (Main Capitol)


Senate Bill 479 (Dinniman) – Establishes the Pennsylvania Family and Medical Leave Act. 

A09566 (Ward) – Clarifies when leave is applicable and provides for administration of the Act.

House Bill 1840 (Kauffman) – Amends the Workers’ Compensation Act to reestablish the Impairment Rating Evaluation process and increase the maximum burial benefit in the Act. 

A09487 (Ward) – Provides that the American Medical Association “Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment,” 6th edition (second printing April 2009) are incorporated by reference into the Act and strikes the Section 3 applicability provisions.

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