State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2013
SENATE BILL NO. 75
Introduced by: Senators Hunhoff (Jean), Krebs, Lederman, Lucas, Monroe, and Tidemann and
Representatives Munsterman, Cronin, Ecklund, Haggar (Jenna), Magstadt, and
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to adopt updated guidelines for the evaluation of permanent
impairment in connection with workers' compensation claims.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 62-7-39 be amended to read as follows:
62-7-39. An employee, employer, employer's insurer, or self-insured employer shall be permitted
to use the results of post-offer base line testing or a functional capacity assessment, as utilized by
Guidelines to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment established by the American Medical
June 1993 July 2009 reprint
, performed during the course of
employment, or other medical evidence of impairment for the purpose of determining permanent partial
or permanent total disability compensation due to an employee.
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