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

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Committee
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)
02/21/2013Enrolled
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)

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 2 minutes.