Workers' Compensation; respiratory disease, etc. causing death of Port Authority police compensable. (SB1047)

Introduced By

Sen. Yvonne Miller (D-Norfolk)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Workers' Compensation; occupational disease presumption; police officers of the Virginia Port Authority. Establishes a presumption that hypertension or heart disease causing the death or disability of a sworn Virginia Port Authority police officer is an occupational disease compensable under the Workers' Compensation Act. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098449828
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1047)
01/26/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Read second time
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Passed House (82-Y 17-N 1-A)
02/20/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (82-Y 17-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Enrolled
02/25/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1047ER)
02/25/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1047ER)
02/25/2009Signed by Speaker
02/26/2009Signed by President
02/27/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 515 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0515)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.