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AB-2360 Workers’ compensation: firefighters and peace officers.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 5406 of the Labor Code is amended to read:

5406.
 (a)  Except as provided in Section 5406.5, 5406.6,  5406.5  or 5406.7, 5406.6,  the period within which proceedings  may be commenced proceedings  for the collection of the benefits provided by Article 4 (commencing with Section 4700) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 is one year from: from any of the following: 
(1) (a)  The date of death if where  death occurs within one year from date of injury.
(2) (b)  The date of last furnishing of any benefits under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 4550) of Part 2, if where  death occurs more than one year from the date of injury.
(3) (c)  The date of death, if where  death occurs more than one year after the date of injury and compensation benefits have been furnished.
(b)  Proceedings shall may  not be commenced more than one year after the date of death, nor more than 240 weeks from the date of injury.