Line of Duty Act; amends definition of deceased person. (SB885)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


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


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073171724
01/08/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB885)
01/25/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/26/2007Read second time
01/26/2007Reading of amendment waived
01/26/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended SB885E
01/26/2007Printed as engrossed 073171724-E
01/29/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/29/2007Communicated to House
02/05/2007Placed on Calendar
02/05/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2007Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement (Putney)
02/13/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB885E)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2186.