North Carolina—Legislative Activity

​NCCI's Legislative Activity Page is provided "As Is", solely as a reference tool to be used for informational purposes only. This page contains summaries of various workers compensation related bills as initially drafted, which are subject to change and frequently do. The end user is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the information contained herein prior to use for any purpose. The information on this page shall not be construed or interpreted as providing legal or any other advice.
Amends the workers compensation law to provide occupational disease coverage for first responders and health care workers who contract coronavirus.
House5/4/2020HB 1056In House Committee2020
Amends the workers compensation law to create a rebuttable presumption that first responders, health care workers, and essential service workers who are infected with the coronavirus contracted the disease in the course of employment, requiring that local governmental employers credit first responders and health care workers for leave taken while quarantined, and appropriating funds to the office of state human resources to settle state employee workers compensation claims related to the coronavirus pandemic.
House5/4/2020HB 1057In House Committee2020
Creates a presumption that certain cancers are occupational diseases for firefighters employed by units of local government that are covered by the Workers' Compensation Act.
House1/22/2020HB 520Carry-over
Provides that law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency management services personnel are entitled to workers compensation benefits for mental or nervous injuries whether or not such injuries are accompanied by physical injuries under specified circumstances.
House1/22/2020HB 622Carry-over