Workers' Compensation Act; increases maximum tax rate that may be assessed on uninsured, etc. (HB2515)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' Compensation Act; uninsured employer's fund. Increases the maximum tax rate that may be assessed on uninsured or self-insured employers from 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent. The revenues from the tax fund workers' compensation benefits that are awarded against such employers from the uninsured employer's fund. The measure sunsets on July 1, 2012. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2009Presented and ordered printed 090047872
01/16/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2515)
01/29/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Read first time
02/03/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/23/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2515ER)
03/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2515ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 219 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)