Correctional officers; Workers' Compensation Commission to study occupational disease presumptions. (HJ683)

Introduced By

Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; Workers' Compensation Commission to study expanding occupational disease presumptions to include correctional officers; report. Requests the Workers' Compensation Commission to study the impact of providing correctional officers the benefits of the rebuttable presumptions that currently provide that hypertension, heart disease, and certain infectious diseases causing the death of, or a health condition or impairment that results on the total or partial disability of, certain public safety employees are occupational diseases suffered in the line of duty that are covered by the Workers' Compensation Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100405D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Rules
01/16/2013Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/05/2013Left in Rules