Line of Duty Act; amends definition of deceased person thereunder, payment to beneficiaries. (HB2574)

Introduced By

Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk) with support from 17 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Paul Nichols (D-Woodbridge), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Line of Duty Act. Amends the definition of "deceased person" under the Line of Duty Act to include an individual who suffers cardiac arrest or stroke while engaged in certain nonroutine stressful or strenuous physical activity or participating in training involving nonroutine or stressful activity and the death occurs either while on duty or not later than 24 hours after engaging in the activity. The bill also allows for the 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


01/21/2009Presented and ordered printed 098725644
01/21/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2009Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement (Hogan, Clarke N.)
01/29/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2574)
02/10/2009Left in Appropriations