VWC; majority of members constitutes a quorum for purposes of exercising functions of Commission. (SB577)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' Compensation Commission.  Provides that a majority of the members of the Workers' Compensation Commission constitutes a quorum for purposes of exercising the judicial, legislative, and discretionary functions of the Commission, regardless of whether there is a vacancy on the Commission. The measure also provides that a quorum is not necessary for the exercise of the Commission's administrative functions. The existing requirement that the chairman of the Commission appoint a deputy commissioner to participate in a review when all Commissioners are unable to hear the review is revised to make such appointment optional. Amends § 65.2-201, § 65.2-704, § 65.2-705, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/18/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103638D
01/18/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/20/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB577)
01/23/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Passed by for the day
01/27/2012Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2012Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/21/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read second time
02/24/2012Read third time
02/24/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Enrolled
02/29/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB577ER)
02/29/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB577ER)
02/29/2012Signed by President
02/29/2012Signed by Speaker
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 588 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0588)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.