Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund; funding from additional surcharge. (SB97)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patrons Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101401D
01/06/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB97)
02/16/2010Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/19/2010Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Placed on Calendar
02/22/2010Read first time
02/22/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
03/01/2010Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
03/02/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/14/2010Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB973.

Comments

Thomas Crouch writes:

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