Workers' compensation; disease presumption, corrections officers. (SB704)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' compensation; disease presumption; corrections officers. Adds correctional officers to the list of public safety employees who are entitled to a presumption that hypertension and heart disease and certain infectious diseases are occupational diseases compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act.

Status

01/28/2013: Merged into SB774

History

DateAction
11/26/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100860D
11/26/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB704)
01/15/2013Assigned C&L sub: Worker's Compensation
01/28/2013Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB774-Blevins) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)