House Journal: Page 1039: Wednesday, March 27, 2002
5 "Sec. . Section 85.36, unnumbered paragraph 1,
6 Code Supplement 2001, is amended to read as follows:
7 The basis of compensation shall be the weekly
8 earnings of the injured employee at the time of the
9 injury. "Weekly earnings" means gross earnings as
10 defined in section 85.61. "Weekly earnings " also
11 means gross salary, wages, or earnings of an employee
12 to which such employee would have been entitled had
13 the employee worked the customary hours for the full
14 pay period in which the employee was injured, as
15 regularly required by the employee's employer for the
16 work or employment for which the employee was
17 employed, computed or determined as follows and then
18 rounded to the nearest dollar:"
19 2. Page 3, by inserting after line 6 the
21 "Sec. . Section 85.61, subsection 3, Code
22 Supplement 2001, is amended to read as follows:
23 3. "Gross earnings" means recurring payments by
24 employer to the employee for employment, before any
25 authorized or lawfully required deduction or
26 withholding of funds by the employer, excluding
irregular bonuses, retroactive pay, overtime, penalty
28 pay, reimbursement of expenses, expense allowances,
29 and the employer's contribution for welfare benefits,
30 and specifically including all bonuses of any kind."
31 3. By renumbering as necessary.
Amendment H-8352 lost.
Dotzler of Black Hawk offered the following amendment H-8356
filed by him and moved its adoption:
1 Amend Senate File 2190, as amended, passed, and
2 reprinted by the Senate, as follows:
3 1. Page 2, by inserting after line 29 the
5 "Sec. . Section 85.37, Code 2001, is amended by
6 adding the following new unnumbered paragraph:
7 NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. The workers'
8 compensation commissioner shall adopt rules providing
9 for an annual adjustment from the date of injury of
10 the weekly benefit amount in accordance with a
11 generally recognized cost-of-living standard."
12 2. By renumbering as necessary.
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