WORKERS' COMP.: NO MED. MARIHUANA S.B. 933:
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Senate Bill 933 (as introduced 2-8-12)
Sponsor: Senator Rick Jones
Date Completed: 2-27-12
The bill would amend the Worker's Disability Compensation Act to specify that an employer would not have to reimburse, or cause to be reimbursed, charges for medical marihuana treatment, regardless of the requirements in Section 315.
Under that section, an employer must furnish, or cause to be furnished, reasonable medical, surgical, or hospital services and medicine, or other attendance or treatment that is legal under State law, to an employee who receives a personal injury arising out of and in the course of employment.
Proposed MCL 418.315a Legislative Analyst: Patrick Affholter
The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.
Fiscal Analyst: Josh Sefton
Analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent. sb933/1112