Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. (SB5104)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, law-enforcement officers, first responders, and health care providers is an occupational diseasescompensable under the Workers' Compensation Act. The provisions of the bill will be effective retroactive to January 1, 2020. Read the Bill »

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08/19/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


08/18/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200558D
08/18/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
08/19/2020Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB5066-Saslaw) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/25/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (SB5104)