Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council

101 S Webster St., GEF II, Room 027
Madison, WI
January 28, 2000
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.



Agenda Item



 Call to Order

Judy Norman-Nunnery


Review and approval of meeting minutes

Judy Norman-Nunnery


 Legislative update

Richard Smith

Act 14 Council bill - Division will publish updated WKC-1 (the Act).
AB 513 20% Premium dividend for drug testing - Authors will withdraw.
AB 608 Domestic partnerships - Introduced December 1, 1999.
SB 194 Distribution of 3rd-party proceeds under s. 102.29 - No action.
SB 298 Prohibition against the assignment of future benefits - Introduced November 24, 1999 - Authors will delete all references to WC.


Administrative Code - Update Chapter DWD 80.

Richard Smith
Jim O'Malley

80.26 Loss of vision.
80.32(11) Clarify 5% minimum for cervical back surgeries.
Ch. 80 General remedial. Revise archaic language; inaccurate references.


Legal update.

Richard Smith

Liability for medical expenses under Spencer
Open records decisions relating to DataLister, Inc. in Arizona and Minnesota


Federal update.

Richard Smith

OSHA Ergonomics
OSHA Telecommuting


 Department update.

Richard Smith
Lee Shorey

Timely hearings (Status of the litigated-case backlog and LAB audit)
Insurer compliance with reporting requirements (Internet website; Penalties)


 Council study committees for 2000-2001.

Richard Smith

Weekly wage


Council planning process

Judy Norman-Nunnery


Other business

Judy Norman-Nunnery



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Updated July 08, 2014
Division of Worker's Compensation
Content Contact: Judy Norman-Nunnery