Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund; funding therefor. (HB973)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon) with support from 16 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Robin Abbott (D-Newport News), Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Line of Duty Act; definitions; funding for the Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund.  Includes local employees disabled on or after January 1, 1966, in the definition of "disabled employee." The bill also provides for funding through a five-cent surcharge for E-911 service. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103160D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2010Assigned Finance sub: #1
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB973)
02/03/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/10/2010Committee substitute printed 10104216D-H1
02/10/2010Reported from Finance with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/16/2010Left in Appropriations
02/19/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB973H1)


This bill mentions Richmond.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB97.


Thomas Crouch writes:

We need to take care of our fire fighters, EMS providers and LEO's... it's the "Right Thing To Do".