Workers' compensation; civil penalty for failure to make required reports, collection costs. (HB456)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' compensation; civil penalty for failure to make required reports; collection costs. Clarifies that the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission is authorized to assess a civil penalty against an insurance carrier, self-insurer, group self-insurance association, or third party administrator that fails to make reports required by the Commission. The measure also provides that (i) civil penalties will be allocated equally between the administrative fund and the Uninsured Employer's Fund and (ii) the Commission may add the costs of collecting the civil penalty to the aggregate civil penalty, with the collected costs to be paid into the administrative fund. Amends § 65.2-902, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/06/2014Committee
01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101628D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB456)
01/14/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2014Read first time
01/17/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/21/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB456)
02/17/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Read third time
02/20/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Enrolled
02/24/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB456ER)
02/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB456ER)
02/24/2014Signed by Speaker
02/26/2014Signed by President
03/07/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 203 (effective 7/1/14)
03/07/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0203)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 30 seconds.