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Compensation Proceedings; Limitations of Proceedings   

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In the case of the death of an asbestos worker or firefighter from asbestosis, the period within which proceedings may be commenced for the collection of the benefits provided by Article 4 (commencing with Section 4700) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 is one year from the date of death.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 831, Sec. 1.)