Line of Duty Act; amends definition of deceased person. (HB2186)

Introduced By

Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Line of Duty Act. Amends the definition of "deceased person" to include an individual who suffers a heart attack or stroke during nonroutine, stressful, or strenuous law-enforcement situations, fire suppression, rescue, or other such activities and who suffers the heart attack or stroke while engaged in the activity or not later than 24 hours after the activity. The bill also allows for the $100,000 payment to the beneficiary of the deceased to be annually adjusted to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075018422
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2007Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing (Suit)
01/22/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2186)
01/30/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2007Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement (Putney)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB885.