Workers' compensation; disease presumption for correctional officers. (SB92)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' compensation; disease presumption; correctional officers. Provides that correctional officers are entitled to a presumption that hypertension, heart disease, hepatitis, meningococcal meningitis, tuberculosis, MRSA, or HIV causing the correctional officer's death or resulting in his total or partial disability is an occupational disease suffered in the line of duty and is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/22/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102261D
12/22/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/22/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB92)
02/01/2016Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)