Line of Duty Act; expands definition of a deceased person. (HB42)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Line of Duty Act; certain members of fire companies or departments. Expands the definition of a deceased person under the Act to include members of any fire company or department providing fire protection services for facilities of the Virginia National Guard or the Virginia Air National Guard. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/14/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100727D
12/14/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB42)
01/31/2012Referred from General Laws
01/31/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2012Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/02/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Reading of amendment waived
02/27/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/27/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/27/2012Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Placed on Calendar
02/29/2012Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/29/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB42ER)
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB42ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
03/23/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 374 (effective 7/1/12)
03/23/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0374)


This bill mentions Richmond.


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.