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Am Sub SB 7 - Workers’ Compensation and Minimum Wage - Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (21-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Workers’ Compensation and Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that increases the state minimum wage from $4.25 to the Federal minimum wage, currently $5.15 per hour. The bill amends the Workers' Compensation Law, including limiting the criteria for worker compensation eligibility, changing the number of weeks an injured worker can collect compensation while searching for a new job to 52 weeks in most circumstances, and requiring an injured worker to demonstrate “substantial” aggravation of a former injury before receiving benefits. The bill also designates psychiatric injury caused by sexual assault as a compensation criterion.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (58-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Workers’ Compensation and Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the state minimum wage from $4.25 to the Federal minimum wage, currently $5.15 per hour. The bill amends the Workers' Compensation Law, including limiting the criteria for worker compensation eligibility, changes the number of weeks an injured worker can collect compensation while searching for a new job to 52 weeks in most circumstances, and requiring an injured worker to demonstrate “substantial” aggravation of a former injury before receiving benefits. The bill also designates psychiatric injury caused by sexual assault as a compensation criterion.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-11) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Workers’ Compensation and Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that increases the state minimum wage from $4.25 to the Federal minimum wage, currently $5.15 per hour. The bill amends the Workers' Compensation Law, including limiting the criteria for worker compensation eligibility, changing the number of weeks an injured worker can collect compensation while searching for a new job to 52 weeks in most circumstances, and requiring an injured worker to demonstrate “substantial” aggravation of a former injury before receiving benefits. The bill also designates psychiatric injury caused by sexual assault as a compensation criterion.

Sponsors

  • Gary W. Cates (OH - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Jeffry J. Armbruster (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Aslanides (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven 'Steve' Austria (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Louis W. Blessing Jr. (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen P. 'Steve' Buehrer (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles E. 'Chuck' Calvert (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia M. Clancy (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William P. 'Bill' Coley II (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Courtney Eric Combs (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin J. Coughlin (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Matthew J. Dolan (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David R. Evans (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Keith L. Faber (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Gibbs (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Gilb (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Hagan (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill M. Harris (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. Hoops (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay Hottinger (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Jacobson (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Earl J. Martin (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry A. Mumper (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas E. 'Tom' Niehaus (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joy Padgett (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Reinhard (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tim Schaffer (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michelle G. Schneider (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert L. Schuler (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Arlene J. Setzer (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Spada (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Taylor (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph W. Uecker (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lynn R. Wachtmann (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shawn N. Webster (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John J. White (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Widowfield (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
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