General Assembly: 88 (2019 Regular GA) - Chapter 38 - Workers’ compensation — falls on level surfaces


Published: 2019-04-23

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CHAPTER 38 WORKERS’ COMPENSATION — FALLS ON LEVEL SURFACES

S.F. 507

AN ACT relating to the definition of personal injuries arising out of and in the course of the employment for the purposes of compensable acts for workers’ compensation.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 85.61, subsection 7, Code 2019, is amended by adding the following new paragraph: NEWPARAGRAPH. c. Personal injuries due to idiopathic or unexplained falls from a level

surface onto the same level surface do not arise out of and in the course of employment and are not compensable under this chapter.

Approved April 23, 2019

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