Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions. (HB2075)

Introduced By

Del. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

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
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2075)
01/29/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2019Committee substitute printed 19104800D-H1
01/31/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2075H1)
02/05/2019Left in Appropriations

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