COVID-19 Legal Update: Utah

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Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission

Labor Commission

 

How does the state define an occupational disease?

34A-3-103. Occupational diseases.
For purposes of this chapter, a compensable occupational disease means any disease or illness that arises out of and in the course of employment and is medically caused or aggravated by that employment.

 

COVid-19 Specific Laws, agency declarations/ press releases, or enacted regulation?

Insurance Dept. Bulletin on Regulatory Requirements During a Public Health Emergency
     April 8, 2020

Enacted Legislation: Creates COVID-19 Presumption for First Responders
     April 22, 2020

Enacted Legislation: Provides Immunity to Businesses and Employers to COVID-19 Claims
     May 4, 2020

Enacted Legislation: Provides Immunity to State Agencies to COVID-19 Claims
     June 25, 2020

Enacted Legislation: Modifies the Definition of First Responder & Moves Provision Related to COVID-19 Coverage for First Responders to the Occupational Disease Act
     June 25, 2020

Court Closures & Modified Call

Modification of Procedures

 

Is the administrative court system closed or open?

Open.

 

Does this state have a shelter-in-place in order?

No.

 

ANY STATE-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON DISABILITY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR COVID-19? 

Unemployment.

 

Last Updated: 8/10/2020