Deputy sheriffs; locality allow those injured to use accrued leave to supplement workers' comp. (SB673)

Introduced By

Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol)


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


01/14/2008Unanimous consent to introduce
01/14/2008Presented and ordered printed 085974344
01/14/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/25/2008Impact statement from DHCD (SB673)
01/29/2008Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Read second time
01/31/2008Reading of amendment waived
01/31/2008Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB673E
01/31/2008Printed as engrossed 085974344-E
02/01/2008Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/19/2008Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement (Jones, S.C.)
02/27/2008Reported from Appropriations with amendment (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2008Read second time
03/03/2008Read third time
03/03/2008Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2008Engrossed by House as amended
03/03/2008Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB673ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 766 (effective 7/1/08)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1480.