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HF 2656

1st Engrossment - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/03/2022 04:29pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to workers' compensation; extending the presumption for a workers'
compensation claim based on COVID-19; amending Laws 2020, chapter 72, section
1, as amended.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Laws 2020, chapter 72, section 1, the effective date, as amended by Laws 2021,
chapter 12, section 12, is amended to read:


EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective for employees who contract COVID-19
on or after the day following final enactment. Paragraph (f) sunsets deleted text beginat 11:59 p.m. on
December 31, 2021. Employees with dates of injury that occur on or after January 1, 2022,
are not entitled to the presumption in section 176.011, subdivision 15, paragraph (f), but
are not precluded from claiming an occupational disease as provided in other paragraphs
of section 176.011, subdivision 15, or from claiming a personal injury under section 176.011,
subdivision 16
deleted text endnew text begin on May 31, 2023new text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2022, and
Minnesota Statutes, section 176.011, subdivision 15, paragraph (f), is revived and reenacted
as of that date.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginSEVERABILITY.
new text end

new text begin If any provision of this act is found to be unconstitutional and void, the remaining
provisions of this act are valid.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end