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normal effectiveness and to determine what practicable changes and adjustments in industrial operations and practices may facilitate such employment. (o) To make such studies and reports as may be helpful for the operation of this Act. (p) To keep the people of the State informed regarding the operation of this Act. (q) To co-operate with any department of the Federal or State government or with any private agency in the operation of this Act. (r) Provided, however, that no person shall be subject to this Act or to any of its provisions, and shall not be examined, registered, or advised unless such person first elects to take advantage of the privileges afforded by this Act and to come under its terms and conditions. § 3. The Department of Public Welfare, subject to the provisions of civil service law which is now or which hereafter may be in force in this State, shall employ such persons as may be necessary for the enforcement of the provisions of this Act, and shall prescribe their duties, compensation and terms of employment. § 4. The Department of Public Welfare shall promulgate reasonable rules and regulations relating to the enforcement of the provisions of this Act. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

WASH ROOMS IN CERTAIN EMPLOYMENTS.

§ 1. Amends section 2. Act of 1913. § 2. Arrangement — number and how provided.

(SENATE BILL No. 578. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 2 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for wash rooms in certain employments to protect the health of employes and secure public comfort,” approved June 26, 1913, in force July 1, 1913. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 2 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for wash rooms in certain employments to protect the health of employes and secure public comfort,” approved June 26, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, is amended to read as follows: § 2. Such wash rooms shall be so arranged that employees may change their clothing therein, and shall be sufficient for the number of employees engaged regularly in such employment; shall be provided with lockers or hangers in which employees may keep their clothing; shall be provided with hot and cold water and with sufficient and suitable places and means for using the same; and during cold weather, shall be sufficiently heated. e APPROVED June 28, 1919.

WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION.

§ 1. Amends sections 3, 7, 8, 14. 19 § 21. Award not subject to

21, 24, 26, 28 and 31, Act of lien—lien upon em

1911. ployer's property —

compensation e x

§ 3. Applies to certain ex- tinguished at death tra hazardous em- —exception.

ployments. -
$ 24. Notice of accident.

- s: - at: § 7 contion for fatal § 26. Provision by employer to pay compensation —approved by Industrial Commission —insolvent or un

§ 14. Salaries, members of fair industrial inboard, secretary, ar- surers—misden eanor

§ 8. Compensation for non-
fatal injury.

bitrators — expenses —fine.
—seal.
§ 28. Failure of employer to

§ 19. Disputed question of pay insurer prim

law or fact arbi- arily liable — joint

.bitration — decision award.

— review—physician

compensation re- § 31. Who included in term

duced or suspended empolyers — c on

—review by Circuit tracting with others

Court — bond — re- to do the work—re

view by Su p r e me covery from others—

Court—Circuit Court liability.

make judgment con-
form — review after
award — review of
award by Industrial
Commission — a d -
dress for service —
test im ony of de-
ceased witness addi-
tional compensation.

(SENATE BILL No. 384. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1519.)

AN ACT to amend sections three (3), seven (?), eight (S), fourteen (1%), nineteen (19), twenty-one (21), twenty-four (24), twenty-sir (20), twenty-eight (28) and thirty-one (31) of an Act entitled: “An Act to promote the general welfare of the people of this State by providing compensation for accidental injuries or death suffered in the course of employment within this State; providing for the enforcement and administering thereof, and a penalty for its violation, and repealing an Act entitled, ‘An Act to promote the general welfare of the people of this State by providing compensation for accidental injuries or death suffered in the course of employment,’ approved June 10, 1911, in force May 1, 1912,” as subsequently amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections three (3), seven (?), eight (8), fourteen (14), nineteen (19), twenty-one (21), twenty-four (24), twenty-six (26), twenty-eight (28) and thirty-one (31) of an Act entitled: “An Act to promote the general welfare of the people of this State by providing compensation for accidental injuries or death suffered in the course of employment within this State; providing for the enforcement and administering thereof, and a penalty for its violation, and repealing an Act entitled, “An Act to promote the general welfare of the people of this State by providing compensation for accidental injuries or death suffered in the course of employment,’ approved

June 10, 1911, in force May 1, 1912,” as subsequently amended, be amended so as to read as follows: § 3. The provisions of this Act herein after following shall apply automatically, and without election to the State, county, city, town, township, incorporated village or school district, body politic or municipal corporation, and to all employers and their employees, engaged in any of the following enterprises or businesses which are declared to be extra hazardous, namely: 1. The erection, maintaining, removing, remodeling, altering or demolishing of any structure, except as provided in sub-paragraph 8 of this section. 2. Construction, excavating or electrical work, except as provided in sub-paragraph 8 of this section. 3. Carriage by land or water and loading or unloading in connection therewith, including the distribution of any commodity by horsedrawn or motor driven vehicle where the employer employs more than three employees in the enterprise or business, except as provided in sub-paragraph 8 of this section. 4. The operation of any warehouse or general or terminal store houses. 5. Mining, surface mining or quarrying. 6. Any enterprise in which explosive-materials are manufactured, handled or used in dangerous quantities. 7. In any enterprise wherein molten metal, or explosive or injurious gases or vapors, or inflammable vapors or fluids, or corrosive acids, are manufactured, used, generated, stored or conveyed in dangerous quantities. 8. In any enterprise in which statutory or municipal ordinance regulations are now or shall hereafter be imposed for the regulating, guarding, use or the placing of machinery or appliances or for the protection and safeguarding of the employees or the public therein; each of which occupations, enterprises or businesses are hereby declared to be extra hazardous; provided, nothing contained herein shall be construed to apply to any work, employment or operations done, had or conducted by farmers and others engaged in farming, tillage of the soil, or stock raising, or to those who rent, demise or lease land for any such purposes, or to any one in their employ or to any work done on a farm, or country place, no matter what kind of work or service is being done or rendered. § 7. The amount of compensation which shall be paid for an injury to the employee resulting in death shall be: (a) If the employee leaves any widow, child or children whom he was under legal obligation to support at the time of his injury, a sum equal to four times the average annual earnings of the employee, but not less in any event than one thousand six hundred fifty dollars and not more in any event than three thousand five hundred dollars. Any compensation payments other than necessary medical, surgical or hospital fees or services shall be deducted in ascertaining the amount payable on death.

(b) If no amount is payable under paragraph (a) of this section and the employee leaves any parent, husband, child or children who at the time of injury were totally dependent upon the earnings of the employee, then a sum equal to four times the average annual earnings of the employee, but not less in any event than one thousand six hundred fifty dollars, and not more in any event than three thousand five hundred dollars.

(c) If no amount is payable under paragraphs (a) or (b) of this section and the employee leaves any parent, child or children, grandparent or grandchild, who at the time of injury were dependent upon the earnings of the employee, then such proportion of a sum equal to four times the average annual earnings of the employee as such dependency bears to total dependency, but not less in any event than one thousand six hundred fifty dollars and not more in any event than three thousand five hundred dollars. Any compensation payments other than necessary medical, surgical or hospital fees or services shall be deducted in ascertaining the amounts payable on death.

(d) If no amount is payable under paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) of this section and the employee leaves collateral heirs dependent at the time of the injury to the employee upon his earnings, such a percentage of the sum provided in paragraph (a) of this section as the average annual contributions which the deceased made to the support of such dependent collateral heirs during the two years preceding the injury bears to his average annual earnings during such two years.

(e) If no amount is payable under paragraphs (a), (b), (c) or (d) of this section, a sum not to exceed one hundred and fifty dollars for burial expenses to be paid by the employer to the undertaker or to the person or persons incurring the expense of burial.

(f) For all compensation, except for burial expenses provided in this section to be paid in case injury results in death, shall be paid in installments equal to one-half the average earnings, at the same intervals at which the wages or earnings of the employee were paid; or if this shall not be feasible, then the installments shall be paid weekly: Provided, such compensation may be paid in a lump sum upon petition as provided in section 9 of this Act.

(g) The compensation to be paid for injury which results in death, as provided in this section, shall be paid to the persons who form the basis for determining the amount of compensation to be paid by the employer, the respective shares to be in the proportion of their respective dependency at the time of the injury on the earnings of the deceased, provided that the Industrial Commission or an arbitrator thereof may, in its or his discretion, order or award the payment to the parent or grandparent of a child for the latter’s support the amount of compensation which but for such order or award would have been paid to such child as its share of the compensation payable, which order or award may be modified from time to time by the commission in its discretion with respect to the persons to whom shall be paid the amount of said order or award remaining unpaid at the time of said modification.

The payments of compensation by the employer in accordance with the order or award of the Industrial Commission shall discharge such employer from all further obligation as to such compensation.

In a case where any of the persons who would be entitled to com

Pensation is living at any place outside of the United States, then

Payment shall be made to the personal representative of the deceased employee. The distribution by such personal representative to the per

sons entitled shall be made to such persons and in such manner as the

commission shall order. (h) 1. Whenever in paragraph (a) of this section a minimum of one thousand six hundred fifty dollars is provided, such minimum shall be increased in the following cases to the following amounts: One thousand seven hundred fifty dollars in case of a widow and one child under the age of 16 years at the time of the death of the employee. One thousand eight hundred fifty dollars in case of a widow and two or more children under the age of 16 years at the time of the death of the employee. 2. Wherever in paragraph (a) of this section a maximum of three thousand five hundred dollars is provided, such maximum shall be increased in the following cases to the following amounts: Three thousand seven hundred fifty dollars in case of a widow and one child under the age of 16 years at the time of the death of the employee. . Four thousand dollars in case of a widow and two or more children under the age of 16 years at the time of the death of the employee. $ 8. The amount of compensation which shall be paid to the employee for an injury not resulting in death shall be: (a) The employer shall provide the necessary first aid medical and surgical services; all necessary hospital services during the period for which compensation may be payable; also all necessary medical and surgical services for a period not longer than eight weeks, not to exceed, however, an amount of two hundred dollars, and in addition such medital or surgical services in excess of such limits as may be necessary during the time such hospital services are furnished. All of the foregoing services shall be limited to those which are reasonably required to cure and relieve from the effects of the injury. The employee may elect to secure his own physician, surgeon or hospital services at his own expense. (b) If the period of temporary total incapacity for work lasts for more than six working days, compensation equal to fifty percentum of the earnings, but not less than $7.00 nor more than $12.00 per week. beginning on the eighth day of such temporary total incapacity, and Continuing as long as the temporary total incapacity lasts, but not after the amount of compensation paid equals the amount which would have been payable as a death benefit under paragraph (a), section 7, if the *mployee had died as a result of the injury at the time theréof, leaving heirs surviving as provided in said paragraph (a), section 7: Provided, that in the case where temporary total incapacity for work continues for

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