Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases, review of program. (HB1804)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) with support from co-patrons Del. Emily Brewer (R-Suffolk), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), and Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firefighters and certain employees develop the cancer. The measure will become effective if reenacted by the 2020 Session of the General Assembly. The measure also directs the 2020 Session of the General Assembly, in considering and enacting any legislation relating to workers' compensation and the presumption of compensability for certain cancers, to consider any research, findings, and recommendations from the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission's review of the Virginia Workers' Compensation program. The provisions of this bill do not become effective unless reenacted by the 2020 Session of the General Assembly. This bill is identical to SB 1030. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/28/2018Committee
12/28/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101591D
12/28/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
01/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1804)
01/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/17/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/18/2019Assigned App. sub: Compensation & Retirement
02/01/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2019Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Committee substitute printed 19106365D-H1
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106365D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1804H1
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1804H1)
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/11/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/13/2019Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Read third time
02/15/2019Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Enrolled
02/20/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1804ER)
02/20/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1804ER)
02/20/2019Signed by Speaker
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/27/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 27, 2019
02/27/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 415 (effective - see bill)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0415)

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