Workers' compensation; foreign injuries. (HB1749)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


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 and resides in Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/20/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100224D
12/20/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
01/13/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1749)
01/22/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (1-Y 6-N)
02/05/2019Left in Commerce and Labor