Workers' compensation; foreign injuries. (HB462)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas) with support from co-patrons Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), and Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; foreign injuries. Provides that an injured employee is eligible for benefits under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when a compensable accident happens while the employee is employed outside Virginia if (i) the employment contract was not expressly for services exclusively to be performed outside Virginia and (ii) either the employer's place of business is in Virginia or the employee regularly performs work on the employer's behalf in Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104202D
01/07/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/18/2018Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB462)
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 2-N)
02/13/2018Left in Commerce and Labor