Line of Duty Act; eligible dependents. (SB40)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Line of Duty Act; eligible dependents. Provides that children born or adopted after the death or disability of an employee covered by the Line of Duty Act are eligible for health insurance coverage if their birth or adoption occurred after the time of the employee's death or disability, but prior to July 1, 2017. Under current law, such children are not eligible unless they were adopted pursuant to a preadoptive agreement entered into prior to the death or disability. This bill is identical to HB 51. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/18/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
11/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100676D
11/18/2019Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
01/08/2020Moved from Finance to Finance and Appropriations due to a change of the committee name
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB40)
01/28/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20106759D-S1
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Read second time
01/30/2020Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106759D-S1
01/30/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB40S1
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 Appropriations
02/13/2020Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
02/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB40S1)
02/25/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB40S1)
02/25/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/25/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/28/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20109043D-H1
02/28/2020Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB40H1)
03/03/2020Read second time
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20109043D-H1
03/04/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB40H1
03/04/2020Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Passed by temporarily
03/05/2020House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Title replaced 20109043D-H1
03/12/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB40ER)
03/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB40ER)
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
03/31/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 559 (effective 7/1/20)
03/31/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0559)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB51.