Workers' compensation; Uninsured Employer's Fund, financing tax. (HB82)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; Uninsured Employer's Fund; financing tax. Repeals an enactment clause that provides that the maximum tax rate that may be assessed on insurance carriers or self-insured employers for the purpose of funding workers' compensation benefits that are awarded against uninsured employers from the Uninsured Employer's Fund will revert from 0.5 percent to 0.25 percent on July 1, 2018. Repealing the enactment will maintain the maximum rate at its current level of 0.5 percent. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/07/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101060D
12/07/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB82)
01/16/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2018Read first time
01/19/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/22/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/19/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (7-Y 5-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 (26-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB82ER)
02/26/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB82ER)
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 249 (effective 7/1/18)
03/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0249)