Line of Duty Act; amends definition of deceased person thereunder, payment to beneficiaries. (SB943)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


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 a fatal heart attack or stroke while engaged in delineated nonroutine stressful or strenuous situations not later than 24 hours after engaging in such activity. The bill also allows for the $100,000 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


01/07/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091131220
01/07/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/21/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2009Rereferred to Finance
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB943)
01/28/2009Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Read second time
01/30/2009Reading of amendment waived
01/30/2009Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB943E
01/30/2009Printed as engrossed 091131220-E
02/02/2009Read 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 Appropriations
02/16/2009Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement (Hogan, Clarke N.)
02/17/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB943E)
02/28/2009Left in Appropriations


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