Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions. (HB2075)

Introduced By

Del. John Bell (D-Chantilly)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions. Adds correctional officers and full-time sworn members of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles to the list of public safety employees who are entitled to a presumption that hypertension and heart disease are occupational diseases compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. The measure also adds correctional officers to the list of public safety employees who are entitled to a presumption that certain infectious diseases are compensable occupational diseases. Amends § 65.2-402, § 65.2-402.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/10/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Committee
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103824D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2

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