Workers' compensation; exclusion of certain employees. (HB153)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' Compensation; exclusion of certain employees.  Excludes a person from coverage under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act if there is jurisdiction under either the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act or the Merchant Marine Act of 1920. The measure provides that the Workers' Compensation Act will not be construed to eliminate or diminish any right that a person or his personal representative may have under either of such federal acts. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100823D
01/05/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2012Assigned C & L sub: #1
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 2-N)
01/25/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB153)
01/31/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Read first time
02/03/2012Read second time
02/03/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB153E
02/03/2012Printed as engrossed 12100823D-E
02/06/2012Read third time and passed House (70-Y 26-N 1-A)
02/06/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (70-Y 26-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/07/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB153E)
02/20/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor (9-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read third time
02/23/2012Passed by for the day
02/24/2012Passed by for the day
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Passed by temporarily
02/27/2012Passed by for the day
02/28/2012Read third time
02/28/2012Passed Senate (20-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB153ER)
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB153ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
04/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 654 (effective 7/1/12)
04/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0654)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 28 minutes.