Workers' compensation; WCC shall retain jurisdiction for employees to pursue payment of charges. (HB1169)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; medical fees.  Provides that the Workers' Compensation Commission shall retain jurisdiction over disputes regarding, and claimants shall have standing to pursue payment of, charges for medical services regardless of whether bills for health care services have been paid by a source other than an employer, workers' compensation carrier, guaranty fund, or uninsured employer's fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104091D
01/17/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2012Assigned C & L sub: #1
01/20/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1169)
01/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1169)
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 1-N)
01/31/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Committee substitute printed 12104874D-H1
02/02/2012Read first time
02/03/2012Read second time
02/03/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104874D-H1
02/03/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1169H1
02/03/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1169H1)
02/06/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/27/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/29/2012Reported from Finance (11-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Read third time
03/02/2012Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1169ER)
03/08/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1169ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 543 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0543)


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 50 seconds.