Workers' compensation; establishes presumption, officers processing clandestine drug laboratories. (SB328)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumption; officers processing clandestine drug laboratories.  Establishes a presumption that any respiratory disease or pancreatic, prostate, rectal, throat, ovarian, or breast cancer causing the death of, or any health condition or impairment resulting in total or partial disability of, a sworn law-enforcement officer who was certified to process clandestine drug laboratories is an occupational disease suffered in the line of duty. The presumption (i) may be overcome by a preponderance of competent evidence to the contrary and (ii) applies if the affected officer underwent a physical examination in accordance with his employer's mandated written safety and health program. Read the Bill »


01/30/2012: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103186D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/18/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB328)
01/30/2012Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (11-Y 4-N 1-A) (see vote tally)


This bill mentions Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, Richmond.