Workers' compensation; Commission may review any award of compensation, compensation benefits. (HB2174)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; awards of compensation. Provides that wages paid to an employee who is physically unable to return to his pre-injury work due to a compensable injury and who is provided work within his capacity at a wage equal to or greater than his pre-injury wage shall be considered compensation paid pursuant to an award for compensation. Any award of compensation may be reviewed by the Workers' Compensation Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103682D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2174)
01/22/2013Reported from Commerce and Labor (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/28/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/11/2013Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/2013Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Placed on Calendar
02/18/2013Senate amendment agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
02/18/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2174ER)
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2174ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/22/2013Signed by President
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 445 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0445)


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 2 minutes.