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Chapter 226

< > Effective - 03 Jun 1986, see footnote    bottom

  226.160.  Extension of workers' compensation law to include employees of state highways and transportation commission and state highway patrol — self-insurance plans, when. — 1.  The provisions of chapter 287 governing workers' compensation may be extended to include the employees of the state highways and transportation commission and the employees of the state highway patrol as herein provided.  The state highways and transportation commission shall have authority by resolution to elect, under the provisions of section 287.030, to accept the provisions of chapter 287 and to pay compensation to its employees and to the uniformed members of the state highway patrol, for injury or death arising out of and in the course of their employment in accordance with the provisions and restrictions as set forth in chapter 287.  The state highways and transportation commission shall adopt rules classifying the employees who may be eligible for compensation under this section and section 226.170 and its classification shall be decisive as to whether or not an employee falls within the definition of an employee eligible for compensation coverage under this section and section 226.170.  In case the commission shall elect to accept such provisions, it may purchase insurance for such purpose or establish a self-insurance plan pursuant to the provisions of chapter 287.  The commission shall have authority to perform such other duties as may be necessary or incidental effectually to carry out the purposes of this law.

  2.  If the commission decides to establish a self-insurance plan, the commission shall annually determine the amount of contribution to the plan required to pay all accrued and anticipated claims and the cost of administering the plan, and shall include such amount in its budget request for contribution to the highways and transportation commission employees' and highway patrol workers' compensation fund.  The commission may contract for the services of such actuaries, consultants and claims administrators as it deems necessary for the effective administration of a self-insurance plan, and is authorized to contract for excess insurance coverage with an insurance company authorized to write such coverage in this state.


(L. 1945 p. 2004 § 8752a, A.L. 1986 S.B. 524)

Effective 6-3-86

(1962) Remonstrants were not entitled to appeal from, or judicial review of, order of county court vacating roadway which had been relocated by construction of new road since proceeding was not an adversary proceeding and involved only the public interest. In re Roadway in Section 21, Township 60, Range 6, W. (Mo.), 357 S.W.2d 919.

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