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Arkansas Code Title 11. Labor and Industrial Relations § 11-9-113. Mental disabilities--Compensability

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(a)(1)?A mental injury or illness is not a compensable injury unless it is caused by physical injury to the employee's body, and shall not be considered an injury arising out of and in the course of employment or compensable unless it is demonstrated by a preponderance of the evidence; ?provided, however, that this physical injury limitation shall not apply to any victim of a crime of violence.

(2)?No mental injury or illness under this section shall be compensable unless it is also diagnosed by a licensed psychiatrist or psychologist and unless the diagnosis of the condition meets the criteria established in the most current issue of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

(b)(1)?Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, where a claim is by reason of mental injury or illness, the employee shall be limited to twenty-six (26) weeks of disability benefits.

(2)(A)?In case death results directly from the mental injury or illness within a period of one (1) year, compensation shall be paid the dependents as provided in other death cases under this chapter.

(B)?Death directly or indirectly related to the mental injury or illness occurring one (1) year or more from the incident resulting in the mental injury or illness shall not be a compensable injury.

(a)?As required by Section 5027, the Legislature hereby approves demolition of the Transbay Terminal building at First and Mission Streets in the City and County of San Francisco, including its associated vehicle ramps, for construction of a new terminal at the same location, designed to serve Caltrain in addition to local, regional, and intercity buslines, and designed to accommodate high-speed passenger rail service. ?The Transbay Joint Powers Authority shall have primary jurisdiction with respect to all matters concerning the financing, design, development, construction, and operation of the new terminal.

(b)?Notwithstanding any other law, any redevelopment plan adopted to finance, in whole or in part, the demolition of the Transbay Terminal building and the construction of a new terminal, including its associated vehicle ramps, shall ensure that at least 25 percent of all dwelling units developed within the project area shall be available at affordable housing cost to, and occupied by, persons and families whose incomes do not exceed 60 percent of the area median income, and that at least an additional 10 percent of all dwelling units developed within the project area shall be available at affordable housing cost to, and occupied by, persons and families whose incomes do not exceed 120 percent of the area median income. ?The redevelopment agency shall ensure that dwelling units made affordable pursuant to this subdivision remain available at affordable housing cost to, and occupied by, persons and families of the respective income categories consistent with the time requirements contained in subdivision (f) of Section 33334.3 of, and subparagraph (C) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 33413 of, the Health and Safety Code.

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