House Journal: Page 1792: Thursday, May 3, 2001
4 "Sec. . Section 19A.32, Code 2001, is amended
5 to read as follows:
6 19A.32 WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS.
7 The director shall employ appropriate staff to
8 handle and adjust claims of state employees for
9 workers' compensation benefits pursuant to chapters
10 85, 85A, 85B, and 86, or with the approval of the
11 executive council contract for the services or
12 purchase workers' compensation insurance coverage for
13 state employees or selected groups of state employees.
14 A state employee workers' compensation fund is
15 established to pay state employee workers'
16 compensation claims and administrative costs. The
17 department shall establish a rating formula and assess
18 premiums to all agencies, departments, and divisions
19 of the state including those which have not received
20 an appropriation for the payment of workers'
21 compensation insurance and which operate from moneys
22 other than from the general fund of the state. The
23 department shall collect the premiums and deposit them
24 into the state employee workers' compensation fund.
25 Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys deposited in the
26 state employee workers' compensation fund shall not
27 revert to the general fund of the state at the end of
28 any fiscal year, but shall remain in the state
29 employee workers' compensation fund and be
30 continuously available to pay state employee workers'
31 compensation claims. The director
of revenue and
finance is authorized and directed to draw warrants on
this fund for the payment of state employee workers'
compensation claims may, to the extent practicable,
35 contract with a private organization to handle the
36 processing and payment of claims and services rendered
37 under this section."
38 2. By renumbering as necessary.
Millage of Scott rose on a point of order that amendment H-1930
was not germane.
The Speaker ruled the point well taken and amendment H-1930
Hansen of Pottawattamie in the chair at 10:14 a.m.
Millage of Scott moved that the bill be read a last time now and
placed upon its passage which motion prevailed and the bill was read
a last time.
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