State of Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission, John A. Mastropietro, Chairman
Home News RSS News QUICK Find Index Search E-Mail
General Information Glossary Law CRB Opinions Workers' Compensation Commission Downloadable Forms and Publications Links

Sec. 31-353

Workers’ Compensation Act as amended to January 1, 2001

Voluntary agreements; approval.

PREVIOUS Section NEXT Section MENU for WC ACT

Sec. 31-353. Voluntary agreements; approval. If the Treasurer and an injured employee, or his legal representative, reach an agreement in regard to compensation payable under section 31-349, such agreement shall be submitted in writing to the commissioner for his approval and, upon approval, shall remain in effect until otherwise ordered by the commissioner. He may make payment by way of final settlement in any matter concerning the fund, subject to the approval of the commissioner, whenever it is for the best interests of the injured employee.

(1949 Rev., S. 7493; 1949, 1951, S. 3055d; 1958 Rev., S. 31-220; 1961, P.A. 491, S. 79.)

History: 1961 act entirely replaced previous provisions.

Cited. 150 C. 156. “Second injury fund,” legislative history and purpose discussed. 166 C. 352. Cited. 171 C. 577, 583. Cited. 174 C. 181, 185.

Cited. 16 CS 225.

PREVIOUS Section NEXT Section MENU for WC ACT

Workers’ Compensation Commission

Page last revised: July 2, 2014

Page URL: http://wcc.state.ct.us/law/wc-act/2001/31-353.htm

Workers’ Compensation Commission Disclaimer, Privacy Policy and Website Accessibility

State of Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission, John A. Mastropietro, Chairman
Home News RSS News QUICK Find Index Search E-Mail
General Information Glossary Law CRB Opinions Workers' Compensation Commission Downloadable Forms and Publications Links