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§ 408.061. Maximum Weekly Benefit

(a) A weekly temporary income benefit may not exceed 100 percent of the state average weekly wage under Section 408.047 rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

(b) A weekly impairment income benefit may not exceed 70 percent of the state average weekly wage rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

(c) A weekly supplemental income benefit may not exceed 70 percent of the state average weekly wage rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

(d) A weekly death benefit may not exceed 100 percent of the state average weekly wage rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

(e) A weekly lifetime income benefit may not exceed 100 percent of the state average weekly wage rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

(f) The division shall compute the maximum weekly income benefits for each state fiscal year not later than October 1 of each year.

(g) The maximum weekly income benefit in effect on the date of injury is applicable for the entire time that the benefit is payable.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.101, eff. September 1, 2005.

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Title:

§ 408.061. Maximum Weekly Benefit

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Labor Code

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