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

Introduced By

Sen. Yvonne Miller (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


Bill Has Passed


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)
02/25/2009Bill 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)


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.