Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (HB733)

Introduced By

Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun) with support from co-patron Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station)

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 removes the compensability requirement that the employee who develops cancer had contact with a toxic substance encountered in the line of duty. Read the Bill »

Status

01/23/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102185D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/16/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB733)
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB783-Askew)
01/23/2020Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB783-Askew)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB9.

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