Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (SB58)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

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 or 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

11/19/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100466D
11/19/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

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