TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-35
Workers' Compensation – Procedure

SECTION 28-35-57.1


§ 28-35-57.1 Bar of claims.

An employee's claim for compensation from an employer under chapters 29 to 38 of this title shall be barred from the date the employee commences employment for a period of two (2) years in the event the employee has willfully provided false information as to his or her ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, on an employment application requesting that information, if the information is directly related to the personal injury which is the basis of the new claim for compensation. This section shall not apply unless the employment application advises the employee of the substance of this section. Nothing in this section shall exempt any employer from or excuse full compliance with any applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq., and chapter 87 of title 42.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 142, art. 4, § 2; P.L. 1984 (s.s.), ch. 450, § 3; P.L. 1992, ch. 31, § 13; P.L. 1992, ch. 100, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 12, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 422, § 1; P.L. 1994, ch. 14, § 7.)