Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions. (SB345)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patron Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 certain infectious diseases are compensable occupational diseases. The presumption does not apply to correctional officers and full-time sworn members of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles who were diagnosed with such infectious diseases before July 1, 2020. Read the Bill »


03/12/2020: Passed the General Assembly


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104974D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB345)
01/13/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/13/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/28/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/25/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/28/2020Reported from Appropriations with amendment (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read second time
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Committee amendment agreed to
03/04/2020Engrossed by House as amended
03/04/2020Passed House with amendment (97-Y 0-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Passage (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB345ER)
03/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB345ER)
03/12/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Signed by Speaker
03/17/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 17, 2020
03/17/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

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