Deputy sheriffs; locality allow those injured to use accrued leave to supplement workers' comp. (HB1480)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Allowances to injured deputy sheriffs. Requires a locality to allow a deputy sheriff injured in the line of duty to use accrued vacation, compensatory, and sick leave to supplement his workers compensation allowance, so as to receive 100 percent compensation. The bill also requires the locality to continue to pay any employer's share of health insurance coverage for the injured deputy and his dependents, regardless of the length of disability. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2008Unanimous consent to introduce
01/16/2008Presented and ordered printed 084791588
01/16/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/22/2008Referred from Commerce and Labor
01/22/2008Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/25/2008Impact statement from DHCD (HB1480)
02/08/2008Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB1480E
02/11/2008Printed as engrossed 084791588-E
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to Senate
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/19/2008Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Read third time
02/22/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1480ER)
02/26/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/04/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 335 (effective 7/1/08)
03/11/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0335)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB673.