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Legislation Sparks Debate on How Often Injuries Go Unreported

By Elaine Goodman (medical/business Reporter)

Monday, March 20, 2017 | 549 | 0 | 0 min read

A bill that would impose a fine of up to $500 on employers who knowingly fail to report a workplace injury as required is moving through the Maryland legislature. Delegate Cheryl Glenn House Bill 1476, sponsored by Delegate Cheryl Glenn and nine other Democrats, received a favorable report from the Economic Matters Committee on Friday and moved toward a vote by the full House of Delegates. A companion measure, Senate Bill 867, sponsored by Democratic Sen. Katherine Klausmeier, received a favorable report from the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday. The bills would increase the fine...

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