House Journal: Page 1047: Wednesday, March 27, 2002
42 payment not to exceed an additional
43 one weeks if the circumstances indicate that a
44 continuation of training will in fact
45 assist the employee's rehabilitation."
46 2. By renumbering as necessary.
A non-record roll call was requested.
The ayes were 33, nays 44.
Amendment H-8350 lost.
Dotzler of Black Hawk offered the following amendment H-8358
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 3, by inserting after line 6 the
5 "Sec. . Section 85.39, unnumbered paragraph 2,
6 Code 2001, is amended to read as follows:
7 If an
evaluation of permanent disability
8 examination has been made by a physician retained by
9 the employer and the employee believes
to be too low that any opinion rendered as the result
11 of the examination and affecting benefits entitlement
12 is incorrect, the employee shall, upon application to
13 the commissioner and upon delivery of a copy of the
14 application to the employer and its insurance carrier,
15 be reimbursed by the employer the reasonable fee for a
16 subsequent examination by a physician of the
17 employee's own choice, and reasonably necessary
18 transportation expenses incurred for the examination.
19 The physician chosen by the employee has the right to
20 confer with and obtain from the employer-retained
21 physician sufficient history of the injury to make a
22 proper examination. This paragraph applies regardless
23 of whether or not the employer denies or accepts
24 liability for benefits."
25 2. By renumbering as necessary.
Speaker Siegrist in the chair at 8:44 p.m.
Amendment H-8358 lost.
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