Workers' Compensation; employer's liability for medical services provided outside the Commonwealth. (HB558)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' Compensation; employer's liability for medical services provided outside of the Commonwealth. Clarifies that the "medical community," when referring to providers of medical services rendered under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act outside of the Commonwealth, shall be determined by the zip code of the principal place of business of the employer if located in the Commonwealth. If the employer's principal place of business is not in the Commonwealth, then it shall be determined by the zip code of the location where the Workers' Compensation Commission would conduct its hearing regarding a dispute concerning the medical services. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2018Committee
01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103869D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/18/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB558)
01/18/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2018Read first time
01/23/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/24/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/19/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Read third time
02/22/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Enrolled
02/26/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB558ER)
02/26/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB558ER)
02/26/2018Signed by Speaker
02/28/2018Signed by President
03/02/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 2, 2018
03/02/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 9, 2018
03/09/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 261 (effective 7/1/18)
03/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0261)