Workers' compensation; disease presumptions, correctional officers. (HB107)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; disease presumptions; correctional 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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/14/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101178D
12/14/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2018Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB107)
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 3-N)
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2018Assigned App. sub: Compensation & Retirement
02/08/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
02/13/2018Left in Appropriations